Serie A giants AC Milan have confirmed they expect to secure the signing of reported Liverpool and Arsenal target Ricardo Rodriguez from Wolfsburg.
The Swiss left-back has coveted interest from Premier League sides for a number of years after establish a fine reputation for himself in Germany, but Milan have claimed on Twitter that they have won the race to sign him.
— AC Milan (@acmilan) June 6, 2017
Upon his arrival in Milan to complete the deal, Rodriguez told reporters: “I am very happy to be here. I have not yet spoken to [manager Vincenzo] Montella. Forza Milan!”
It’s another strong move in a busy summer for Milan, who are hoping to use money from new Chinese investors to restore them to the upper echelons of Serie A.
Villarreal centre-back Mateo Musacchip and Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie have already arrived, while Montella has also penned a new deal with the club.