After lots of bitter words, accusations, even threats (according to the player’s agent), peace and love prevailed. Gianluigi Donnarumma remains an AC Milan player, after signing a new four-year deal.
The Rossoneri were relieved to announce the news, and leave this behind them. After weeks of nothing less than… hostile exchange of statements, they finally managed to speak the same language, and can now focus on what promises to be a very exciting season at Milan.
Having signed Hakan Calhanoglu, Franck Kessie, Ricardo Rodriguez, Mateo Musacchio, Andre Silva and Fabio Borini this summer, keeping hold of their rising star goalkeeper was an absolute priority for the Italian club.
According to reports, the 18-year-old will be making 6 million euros per year, plus bonuses, depending on how the team will be doing these next four years, or… until he does move to another club.
As for the threats to his life and that of his parents, which, according to Mino Raiola, Donnarumma’s agent, were thrown at them by people associated with the club once the youngster refused to sign a new deal earlier this summer, they seem to be either… forgotten, or exaggerated by Donnarumma’s larger-than-life agent.