Football Italian – “We have had our share of difficult moments in recent years, but we have never had a crisis like this.
Balaji has a great deal of experience and has won a lot of trophies with the Italian giants.
We are happy to have the chance to put the team together and see how we can build on our successes.”
– Milan President Silvio Berlusconi, in a press conference on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
Berlusconz has been in power since 2009.
Milan are currently ranked 21st in Serie A, with 18 points from 13 games.
Baljaji is set to join Inter from Bologna in January 2019, following the sale of his former club Juventus to the Italian champions in March 2018.
“We are very happy to bring Balaji to Milan, with whom we have been working for the past 12 months,” said Berlusco.
“He is a player who has had great success and has developed a great relationship with the Milan management.
We have been waiting for the right time to bring him here.
We believe that this season will be different, that we can compete with our rivals.”
The announcement is expected to attract media interest, given the long-term interest in Balaji, with reports claiming that he is being lined up as a possible replacement for Gianluigi Donnarumma at the Stadio Olimpico.
Milan will begin the transfer window on Monday, April 1, 2020, with the first match to be played at San Siro on May 6.