AS Roma have confirmed that they’ve completed the permanent signing of forward Stephan El Shaarawy from AC Milan.
El Shaarawy, 23, initially joined the Giallorossi on loan in January with an option to buy – an option that the club exercised today.
The club paid €13 million as part of the deal, with the player signing a four-year contract that expires on 30 June 2020.
“Today is a very special day for me because I am now a Roma player in every way,” El Shaarawy said.
“I would like to thank the president, Mr Pallotta, sporting director Walter Sabatini, coach Luciano Spalletti, my teammates and the entire AS Roma staff for the faith they have shown in me from day one – and especially the Giallorossi fans, who welcomed me with warmth and affection.
“Together we will achieve big things … Daje Roma!”