Gianluigi Donnarumma officially joins PSG

Paris St-Germain have completed the signing of Italy keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma on a free transfer.

The 22-year-old joins PSG after being named the player of the tournament as Italy won Euro 2020 on Sunday.

He saved two penalties as the Azzurri beat England in a shootout.

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of Gianluigi Donnarumma from AC Milan

Gianluigi Donnarumma has signed a five-year deal at PSG.

He announced earlier this week he was leaving AC Milan after his contract expired.

Gianluigi Donnarumma happy to join PSG

“Am very happy to be part of this great club,” he said.

“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 give joy to the supporters.”

Gianluigi Donnarumma has 33 caps for Italy.

He has been their first-choice keeper under head coach Roberto Mancini.

Gianluigi Donnarumma, 22, has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer from AC Milan

Gianluigi Donnarumma made 251 appearances for Milan in all competitions after earning his debut at the age of 16.

The giant custodian played in all but one of the club’s Serie A games in 2020-21.

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He helped them finish second and securing a return to the Champions League after a seven-year absence.

AC Milan have already signed a replacement for Donnarumma in France’s Mike Maignan.

Maignan helped Lille beat PSG to the Ligue 1 title last season.

PSG were beaten by Manchester City in the semi-finals of last year’s Champions League.

The Mauricio Pochettino coached side were runners-up to Bayern Munich the year before.

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