AC Milan Forward Rafael Leao Signs New Five-Year Contract
Portugal international Rafael Leao has signed a new five-year contract with AC Milan, securing his stay until 2028. The 23-year-old striker had been rumored to join Chelsea, but ultimately decided to remain at San Siro Stadium.
Rafael Leao’s Impact on AC Milan
Leao joined the seven-time European champions from Lille in 2019 and has since scored 41 goals in his appearances for the club. Last season, he helped AC Milan win their first Scudetto since 2011 and was named Serie A player of the year.
This season, Leao played an integral role in Stefano Pioli’s team as they secured a top-four spot in Serie A and reached the Champions League semi-finals. Although they lost to Inter Milan, it was still an impressive feat considering how far they have come.
The Future of Rafael Leao
The signing of this long-term contract indicates that both parties are excited about what is to come for AC Milan under Pioli’s guidance. Fans should expect continued excellence from this budding forward who already had a significant impact on Italian football with his skillset.
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