The long-awaited announcement of Rafael Leao’s extension is a fact as the Portuguese winger is tied with the Rossoneri on a contract until 2028.
The signings had been in the works for days but the people in Milan waited for the right moment to announce the developments Rafael Leao.
The big star of the ‘rosoneri’ is now tied to a contract that expires on June 30, 2028, leaving any doubt about his future.
Finding a solution to his penalty for leaving Sporting for Lille (and his €17,000,000 fine) eased negotiations.
The increase in his salary covers his entitlements as he is now being paid 5,000,000 a year plus any bonuses.
From there, the Italian club is prepared should other sides attack the 23-year-old international, who has recorded 41 goals and 29 assists in 162 games with Milan. The release clause included in the contract is 175,000,000, a record amount for Italian dates.
“I am very happy. It was something I wanted to do and I did it. We hope to do great things in the future. We found the golden ratio and I’m happy. Thoughts are on Verona and then on the new season in which we want to win a lot of important things. I’ll see if I change the number. 17 is special to me. We will see“, he explained that he left the offices of Milan and with the people who had gathered to idolize him.