Thursday August 25 2011
Official: Aquilani joins Milan

It is now official that Alberto Aquilani has joined Milan on loan from Liverpool with an option to buy.

The midfielder flew in to Italy today and underwent his medical at the Milanello training ground.

“Liverpool FC have reached an agreement, subject to a medical, for Alberto Aquilani to join AC Milan on loan for the remainder of the current season,” read a statement on the official Liverpool website.

“The deal includes an option to make the move a permanent one.”

It is believed the option is worth around €6m.

“I want to pay tribute to the way Alberto has conducted himself during these discussions,” said Reds Director of Football Damien Comolli.

“Throughout the entire process, his only desire has been to play football and he has put this ahead of any other considerations and at personal cost to himself. We wish him well for the season ahead.”