Suara.com – Italian club AC Milan have officially extended the contract of their star player Rafael Leao until 2028.
“AC Milan is pleased to announce that Rafael Alexandre da Conceição Leão has renewed his contract with the club until June 30, 2028,” read the player’s contract renewal announcement, as quoted from AC Milan’s official website, Friday.
Since joining Milan in the 2019/2020 season from LOSC Lille, Leao has made 162 appearances in all competitions, contributing 41 goals and 29 assists.
“I’m very happy. It’s something I wanted to do and now it’s done,” said Leao, quoted from Football Italia.
“We hope to do great things together in the future. We reached an agreement and I am very happy. Now our focus goes to the Verona game and then next season when we want to win many important things,” he said.
During his four seasons defending the Rossoneri, the highlight of the Portuguese player’s career came in the 2021/2022 season because he has managed to lead his team to the Serie A title since the last time they won the highest competition in Italian football in 2010/2011. With 11 goals and 10 assists, that season Leao was also named the best player in Serie A.
Leao’s positive streak then continued this season. The player, who scored 14 goals in a total of 47 appearances in all competitions this season, managed to guide his team to the semifinals of the Champions League after last reaching this stage in 2006/2007. Milan failed to reach the final round as they were eliminated by city rivals Inter Milan 3-0 on aggregate.
Famous transfer expert Fabrizio Romano through his Twitter account reported that there were new details in Leao’s contract clause.
The details of the contract are that the 23-year-old player will get a basic salary of 5 million euros per year and also 2 million euros for bonuses. In addition, in renewing the new contract, the player who plays as a wing striker was also given a release clause with a value of 175 million euros. (BETWEEN)
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