AC Milan is rumored to have a new goalkeeper, Mike Maignan . According to Calciomercato’s report, the goalkeeper with the French passport has arrived in Milan and will undergo a medical today, Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
Launching the Italian Football page , the goalkeeper who won Ligue 1 with LOSC Lille will join the Rossoneri at a cost of € 15 million. (IDR 236 billion). Maignan is contracted for five years. Until now there has been no official information from AC Milan. While waiting for the official announcement along with Mike Maignan’s profile.
Mike Maignan’s profile
1. Maignan is a player born in Cayenne, the capital of the French Guiana region. He was born on July 3, 1995, now Maignan is 25 years old. He has a height of 1.91 meters.
2. Before joining Lille, Maignan started his career at Villiers le Bel JS (2003-2009) and FC Paris Saint-Germain (2009-2015).
3. Maignan also moved to Lille in 2018 with a transfer value of IDR 17.38 billion.
4. According to the Transfermarkt page, during his three years defending Lille in the French 1st League, he made 139 appearances. With 59 clean sheets and 146 conceded.
5. This season will be Maignan’s best performance. He appeared in all of Lille’s Ligue 1 matches and has kept clean sheets 23 times and conceded 23.
Mike Maignan Profile: Goalkeeper Who Went Off the Kick 400 Km / Hour Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan is one step away from joining AC Milan . There he will reunite with his best friend Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Maignan is a product of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The French goalkeeper played alongside Ibrahimovic at Les Parisiens in 2013-2015.
He once told a story about training with the Swedish national team goal machine. Maignan was told to block Ibrahimovic’s thundering kick. “At that time he was practicing kicking the ball. As long as you know, Ibrahimovic’s kick was so hard it could reach 400 km per hour,” said Maignan quoted by France Football, Tuesday (25/05/2021).
“Ibrahimovic said, Gianuligi Buffon and Julio Cesar couldn’t hold their kick. Then he said to me, ‘you’re as *** goalkeeper’,” he said.
But Maignan is proving his class. He managed to ward off Ibrahimovic’s shot.
“I told him, ‘you’re as a *** attacker,'” he said. After that, Ibrahimovic did not reply to Maignan’s words. But he acknowledged the greatness of the goalkeeper in the dressing room.
“It was only when in the dressing room, he came to me. He admitted that he was happy with my action and liked what I was doing. That made me even more fond of him as a great footballer,” he said.
Mike Maignan will undergo medical tests in Milan
Mike Maignan has reportedly landed in Milan and will undergo a medical with the Rossoneri on Tuesday (25/5). According to the Calciomercato report , the French goalkeeper has reached an agreement with the Rossoneri management.
The Lille goalkeeper arrives in Milan on Monday (24/5) evening. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, quoted by Football Italia , he will undergo a medical with the Rossoneri on Tuesday (25/5). Sportitalia shows a video of the new Rossoneri goalkeeper arriving at Milan airport.
Maignan will join Milan for a fee of 15 million euros from Lille and will sign a contract of 3 million euros a year for the next five seasons. His move to the Stadio San Siro will certainly make Gigio Donnarumma further away from Milan.
The Italy international’s contract expires at the end of the season. According to some reports in Italy, he has not received a salary offer from the club of 8 million euros (IDR 140 billion) per year to extend his stay in Milan.
Milan fans have discussed the future of the 22-year-old goalkeeper. Many of them appear to support the club’s decision to end contract talks with the Italy international. Instead, the Rossoneri brought in Maignan.
Meanwhile, Juventus and Barcelona are reportedly interested in securing Donnarumma’s services.