Italy Goalkeeper Donnarumma Joins PSG

Italy Goalkeeper Donnarumma Joins PSG
Gianluigi Donnarumma
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Paris Saint-Germain yesterday announced that they had completed the signing of Italy’s Euro 2020 goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma on a five-year deal.

The 22-year-old, who saved two penalties in the Euro final and was named player of the tournament, heads to France on a free transfer from AC Milan.

Donnarumma will be in competition with the experienced Keylor Navas for the starters shirt.

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I am delighted to be part of this huge club,’ said Donnarumma in a statement released by PSG.

‘I feel ready to take on this new challenge and continue to grow here.

‘With Paris, I want to win as much as possible and to bring joy to the supporters.’

During his six seasons with the Rossoneri, the Naples-born goalkeeper made 215 Serie A appearances along with 16 Europa League matches and 12 Italian Cup matches (including the 2016 and 2018 finals).

He is the third player to sign for PSG on a free transfer this summer following Spanish defender Sergio Ramos and Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum who were out of contract with Real Madrid and Liverpool respectively.

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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