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Nevertheless, the 21-year-old with an Algerian background will stay at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux for the 2021-22 campaign
Yacine Adli has joined AC Milan on a permanent basis from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux, the Italian top flight side has announced.
The 21-year-old attacking midfielder began his professional career at Paris Saint-Germain before moving to Girondins in 2019 on a four-and-a-half year contract.
In his first three seasons at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, he participated in 63 Ligue 1 meetings – with five goals and eight assists in his honor
Nevertheless, he captured the imagination of the Serie A giants on a five-year deal that will keep him at the San Siro until 2026.
AC Milan also revealed that Adli will represent the French giants in the 2021-22 campaign.
“AC Milan are delighted to announce the signing of Yacine Adli from FC Girondins de Bordeaux on a permanent basis,” said a statement from AC Milan website read.
The footballer has signed a contract with the Rossoneri club until June 30, 2026. Adli will be loaned out to the French club for one year.
“Born in Vitry-sur-Seine, France on July 29, 2000, Adli spent his youth career in Paris Saint-Germain and made his debut on the first team in 2018.
“In January 2019, he moved to Bordeaux, where he scored five goals in 72 games.”
The player went on social media to express his delight at signing the seven-time Uefa Champions League winners.
“A huge pride to sign at this mythical club. Forza Milan, ”Adli wrote on Instagram.
So far this season, the youngster has participated in four Ligue 1 matches for Vladimir Petkovic’s men.
After the international break, he will continue to train with the club as they step up preparations for their next match against Lens on 11 September.
Bordeaux are unbeaten in their last six matches across all competitions with their last match a 4-0 defeat in Nice.
As it turns out, they occupy 19th place in the log after scoring just two points in all four games played so far.
Adli was born in Vitry-sur-Seine to Algerian parents and represented France at the U17 level – participated in the UEFA European Under17 Championship 2017 and the Fifa U17 World Cup 2017.
Even with that, he is still eligible to change allegiance to the Africa Cup of Nations champions in 2019, Algeria.