Jens Petter Hauge reacts after sealing Milan move: “The best will come now”

By Oliver Fisher -

New signing Jens Petter Hauge has declared that the best is yet to come from him after securing a move to AC Milan from Bodo/Glimt.

Milan have confirmed the arrival of Hauge on a contract until 2025, while the fee is widely reported to be around the €5m mark.

We revealed back on Friday morning that Milan have been serious in their pursuit of the winger since the 3-2 win over Bodo/Glimt at San Siro in the Europa League, and the operation moved quickly.

In their official statement, the Rossoneri have also confirmed that he will take the shirt number 15, and Hauge spoke to the media to reflect on his move to join Milan.

“Of course I am sad to leave Glimt. A club I’ve been at for many years,” he said.

“It will be strange to leave the team now in the middle of the season, but Glimt, me and Milan are very happy with the agreement. The best will come now.

“I will train here in Italy for the rest of this week, then we will see if I can join the squad for match on Sunday [against Spezia].

“Milan is one of the biggest clubs in the world, with seven Champions League titles. It is a club that is made to win, and that wants to win titles.

“I feel like I’m getting into a group where I have I can contribute something to. It is a group that is very similar to Glimt’s, and I am really looking forward to starting my career there.

“There are some great club legends who are directors in the club [Milan] and I am very happy with the way they have received me.”

Hauge leaves the Norwegian side after amassing 35 goals and 30 assists in 117 games, including 28 goal contributions in all competitions this season as Bodo/Glimt are coasting to the league title.

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