AC Milan have officially confirmed the signing of midfielder Rade Krunic, weeks after the deal had been confirmed by Empoli's president Fabrizio Corsi.
The Bosnian has signed a five-year contract and joins in a reported
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"AC Milan has today announced the acquisition of Rade Krunic from Empoli FC. The Bosnian midfielder has signed a five-year contract with the club."
The deal had been broken to the public on June 12th, after Corsi said: "Krunic will play in Milan next season. It closes for €8m."
Krunic was crucial to Empoli last season, scoring five goals and registering seven assists. Unfortunately he could not prevent Empoli's relegation, meaning a move for the midfielder was always on the cards.
12 - Rade Krunic was one of four midfielders (along with Ilicic, Gómez, de Paul) to have been involved in 12 or more goals in the last Serie A season (five goals, seven assists). Concrete.— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) June 13, 2019
Krunic joins Theo Hernandez and Franck Kessie as AC Milan's only official new signings of the window so far, with a deal for Ismael Bennacer expected to be completed soon. The club have needed midfielders, especially following the conclusion of Tiemoue Bakayoko's loan spell with the club.