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Carlos Bacca reaches agreement with AC Milan

Carlos Bacca

A.C. Milan is about to add some more firepower to help Jeremy Menez up front. Menez, the club’s only double-digit goal scorer, will soon be joined by prolific striker Carlos Bacca.

Sure, attacking midfielders like Giacomo Bonaventura and Keisuke Honda chipped in with goals (seven and four respectively), but the forward line was clearly lacking. Giampaolo Pazzini wasn’t up to snuff, which then prompted the arrival of Mattia Destro on loan. The on-loan Roma man failed to deliver as well.

Menez seemed to do much of the heavy lifting himself, contributing 16 goals with a further four assists. He’ll be joined by Bacca, who was prolific for Sevilla last season.

The Colombian striker, who confirmed himself that he has reached an agreement with the club, bagged 28 goals in all competitions for the Europa League champions.

The transfer will likely cost Milan Bacca’s buyout clause, which is €30 million.

Milan is bringing in a forward, who in terms of La Liga goals, was only bested by Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Neymar. He’s led Sevilla to consecutive titles in Europe’s second most prestigious competition. Bacca netted seven goals and added three assists in 15 European contests, making him just as dangerous against the rest of Europe as he is domestically.

The signing clearly marks an attempt to drastically improve the fortunes at the San Siro. The Milanese giants finished a disappointing tenth last season, leaving them well behind nearly all of the other high-profile clubs on the peninsula.

After missing out on Bacca’s countryman Jackson Martinez, the Rossoneri find themselves with one of the world’s most prolific goal scorers.

Milan is bringing in a proven winner and lethal goal scorer at that. He’ll look to return Milan to domestic and European glory.

All stats courtesy of http://www.whoscored.com/ unless otherwise noted.

 

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