Official: Lucas Paqueta transfer confirmed

Football-4 January 2018 21:17 GMT

AC Milan transfer from Flamengo has officially been confirmed after the deal was sealed months ago for the Brazilian attacking midfielder. 

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The transfer is believed to be worth €35 million with bonuses on performance included and Milan announced of their own on their official website.

“AC Milan has today announced the acquisition of the registration rights of Lucas Tolentino Coelho de Lima (Paqueta) from Clube de Regatas do Flamengo (Flamengo). The Brazilian midfielder has signed a 5-year contract until June 30th, 2023.

“Born in Rio de Janeiro on August 27, 1997, Lucas Paqueta started his career as a footballer with Flamengo’s Youth Team and debuted on May 28, 2017 with the First Team against Clube Athletico Paranaense. With Flamengo he recorded 65 appearances scoring 13 goals and winning the Campeonato Carioca de Futebol 2017. He made his debut with the Brazilian National Team on September 5, 2018 in a 2-0 friendly victory against the USA.

“Lucas Paqueta will join his teammates at Milanello on January 7, 2019, when training sessions resume.”

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