Atalanta defender Andrea Conti completes AC Milan move
Epic AC Milan summer transfer spree continues with Andrea Conti’s arrival from Atalanta.
Andrea Conti has completed his to Milan and becomes the 7th signing of the summer for the Rossoneri. Conti has penned a five-year contract with AC Milan.
— AC Milan (@acmilan) July 7, 2017
Andrea Conti has been impressive for Atalanta last season and had been on the radar of many clubs around Europe, but Milan won the race by securing the signing of the Atalanta right back.
The Rossoneri have reportedly paid €24 million to secure his services, taking their summer spending past €150m.
The right back made 31 appearances in Serie A for Atalanta and bagged 8 goals and 5 assists, helping them to a 4th placed finish in the league.
Conti is one of the best emerging talents in Seria A and after the last season he was more impressive and numerous team wanted to secure his signature. Conti is very energetic and pacy right back and can capitalise on any empty space. He also has a great eye for goal and also provides a lot of assists from the right flank.
— AC Milan (@acmilan) July 6, 2017
Conti has been very consistent last season for Atalanta and hence Vincenzo Montello is delighted to secure the services of the Italian right back.
Conti’s performances have also earned him a full Italy cap in their thrashing of San Marino in May.Conti becomes the seventh signing of the summer for Milan followed by the arrivals of Matteo Musacchio, Franck Kessie, Fabio Borini, Andre Silva, Hakan Calhanoglu and Ricardo Rodriguez.
Conti will reunite with his former teammate Kessie, as the midfielder has also left Atalanta for AC Milan.