Italy goalkeeper Donnarumma joins Paris Saint-Germain after Milan exit

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, the European champion, signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old starred at Euro 2020 and made crucial saves in the penalty shootout as Italy beat England in the final.

Paris Saint-Germain said Donnarumma had signed a deal until the end of June 2026.

“I feel ready to take on this new challenge and continue to grow here,” Donnarumma said. “With Paris, I want to win as much as possible and bring joy to the fans.”

He was a free agent after leaving Milan, breaking into when he was 16 and making 251 appearances.

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Five years ago, Donnarumma became the youngest goalkeeper to play for Italy at 17 years and 189 days old when he appeared against France.

Paris Saint-Germain lost the French title to Lille last season and strengthened his team in an attempt to persuade star Kylian Mbappe to agree to a new contract.

Paris Saint-Germain have signed veteran defender Sergio Ramos on a free transfer after playing 16 years with Spanish giants Real Madrid and bought right-back Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan for a fee of 60 million euros ($71 million).

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