Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta has arrived in Italy ahead of Completing a record transfer move to AC Milan, Italian media reported on Sunday. “I’m very happy to be here, I chose Milan because of their history,” Paqueta told journalists at the airport.
The Serie A giants are reported to have agreed a 35 million euro ($40.4 million) deal with Flamengo- the club Paqueta joined as a ten-year-old -in what would be the most expensive signing of a Brazilian by an Italian club.
Paqueta scored 10 goals to help Flamengo finish second in the Brazilian championship which has just ended and bid tearful farewell after his last game at the Maracana Stadium. “I will be eternally grateful to this club,” said the 21-year-old, who is hoping to follow in the footsteps of former Brazilian stars Kaka and Leonardo who made their names at AC Milan.
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