Rafael Leao has called Milan his ‘home’ and confirmed talks are already underway to extend his contract with the club, in a recent interview.
The Portugal international signed for Milan in 2019 following a stint with Lille and has blossomed with each passing season, growing into one of Milan’s key players so far this campaign.
Speaking to DAZN (quoted by Gazzetta dello Sport) Leao strongly expressed his affection for the Rossoneri: “I’m fine here, Milan is my home.
“I want to make history here, I want my name one day, maybe when I stop playing, to be put in the Rossoneri museum,” He explained, before discussing his contract situation.
“I have already started talking to my lawyers [about a contract extension] and we will see.”
The 22-year-old is contracted until the summer of 2024, but negotiations to extend are heading in the right direction, extending his stay through to 2026 and increasing on his current salary.
Leao continues to battle legal disputes surrounding the terms of his departure from Sporting CP in 2018, but continue to produce on the pitch in his best season yet for the Rossoneri; his 11 goals and six assists in all competitions have been vital for Milan.