Adil Rami “had numerous offers, but only wanted Milan. He loves this club,” explained agent Ernesto Bronzetti.
The saga finally concluded this morning with the announcement Milan had signed him outright from Valencia for €4.25m over three instalments.
“Adil only wanted Milan,” FIFA agent and intermediary Bronzetti told Tuttomercatoweb.
“He loves this club and even cut his wages to come towards Milan’s requirements.”
The French centre-back had been on loan at San Siro from January, but the Rossoneri refused to pay the original €7m buy-out clause.
“When Milan let it be known they wouldn't activate that clause, he had six or seven offers, including a very important one in Italy.
“Valencia had given their word, both to me and to Milan, that they would’ve put the Rossoneri in front of anyone else.
“Now it’s all over, Rami is a Milan player for €4.25m. Valencia could’ve pocketed twice that, but their director Ayala kept his word.
“Rami is ready to begin training with his teammates and wants the Number 13 jersey again, because his idol has always been Alessandro Nesta.”