Football: Polish striker to join AC Milan: Italian media

Italian media suggest that transfer of Polish striker Krzysztof Piątek from Genoa CFC to AC Milan is only a matter of time.

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The issue of Piątek’s transfer hit the front page of Saturday’s issue of Italian “La Gazzetta dello Sport” daily. The newspaper writes with details about the probable future of the Polish striker.

According to the daily, Enrico Preziosi, the CEO of Genoa CFC and Ivan Gazidis, the general director of AC Milan met on Friday and discussed the transfer for three hours.

The newspaper writes that Piątek will cost AC Milan EUR 40 mln. The payment will be made over three years, because the club from Milan has to follow the rules of Financial Fair Play.

“La Gazzetta dello Sport” claims that the transfer is likely to be confirmed on Tuesday.

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Good start in Italy

Krzysztof Piątek joined Genoa CFC last summer and from the beginning he started to prove his skills. He scored 13 goals in 19 Serie A (the highest Italian football championship tier) matches, along with six in Coppa Italia (Italian Cup). Right now, he is the second best goalscorer of the Italian league, placed just behind the legendary Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus FC.

In September, he debuted in Polish national football team. In his second game Piątek scored his first goal in white and red colours.