/AC Milan goes on spending spree to dominate transfer market

AC Milan goes on spending spree to dominate transfer market


AP

Published 7:12 a.m. ET July 15, 2017 | Updated 7:12 a.m. ET July 15, 2017

ROME (AP) — It’s the type of freewheeling spending spree that has been the domain of Middle East sheikhs and Russian oligarchs in recent years.

Only this time it’s the new Chinese owners of AC Milan who have been dominating football’s transfer market.

The signing of prized Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci from six-time defending Serie A champion Juventus on Friday boosted Milan’s offseason spending to 211 million euros (nearly $250 million) — easily the most in Europe.

Other recent signings by the Rossoneri have included forward Andre Silva from FC Porto; midfielders Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg), Franck Kessie and…

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