AC Milan has completed the signing of Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus
AC Milan have confirmed the signing of striker Gonzalo Higuain on a season-long loan from Juventus, with the option to buy.
The 30-year-old has moved to the San Siro for the 2017-18 campaign, with defender Leonardo Bonucci travelling in the opposite direction and rejoining his former club.
Milan will pay €18million (£16.3m) to take Higuain for the season, with an option to then secure his signature on a permanent deal for €36m (£32.6m) thereafter, Juventus confirmed via a document on their official website.
The Argentina international joined Juve from Napoli for a then domestic transfer record fee of £75.3m in 2016 and scored 40 league goals in two seasons with the club.
As part of the deal defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a return to Turin.
Milan hailed Higuain’s arrival as an “important piece of the new era of the club”.
Italy defender Mattia Caldara has also switched from Juve to Milan, as a part of a flurry of activity between the two rival clubs.
Bonucci has sealed his return to Turin in a €35m (£31.2m) switch, acting as a swap deal with Caldara, and signed a five-year contract with the reigning Serie A champions.