GdS: AC Milan give all clear for player to join Aston Villa – only terms to be agreed

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have given the ‘ok’ for goalkeeper Pepe Reina to leave the club and complete a move to Aston Villa, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport journalist Nicolo Schira.

Mirko Calemme of Calciomercato.it is reporting that the Spaniard’s agent is currently negotiating with Milan regarding a potential move for his client to the English side.

He reports personal terms have already been agreed, and that the former Liverpool man will join the Midlands club on a six-month deal with an option for another year that would be activated automatically if Premier League status is retained.

Nicolo Schira reports however is reporting that while Milan have given their approval for Reina to leave this month – on a free transfer – Villa do not yet have an agreement on personal terms with the player.

The Spanish goalkeeper has spent 18 months at San Siro, and MilanNews.it claims the Diavolo will save almost €10million gross thanks to the departure of the 37-year-old.


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