Date:21st June 2016 at 10:59pm
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AC Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy on a permanent basis.

The Italian signed for the Giallorossi in January on a loan deal with the option to buy for €13m and today that move was made official.

“AS Roma can confirm it has completed the permanent signing of forward Stephan El Sharawy from AC Milan,” read a statement on the club’s official website.

It has been confirmed by the club that they have paid €13m to AC Milan, with the player penning a four-year contract until 30 June 2020.

Following the announcement, El Shaarawy spoke of the deal and reiterated how pleased he was that the club decided to sign him on a permanent basis.

“Today is a very special day for me because I am now a Roma player in every way.

“I would like to thank the president, Mr Pallotta, sporting director Walter Sabatini, coach Luciano Spalletti, my teammates and the entire AS Roma staff for the faith they have shown in me from day one – and especially the Giallorossi fans, who welcomed me with warmth and affection.

“Together we will achieve big things, Daje Roma!” concluded the 23-year-old.