Andrea Poli has officially joined Bologna and he thanked Adriano Galliani and former President Silvio Berlusconi.
Reports this week suggested Milan are prepared to let him go for free, and today Bologna announced Poli’s arrival.
“Bologna FC 1909 can confirm that Andrea Poli has signed from Milan on a permanent basis,” a statement on Bologna’s website reads. It’s believed that the midfielder signed a four-year deal.
Poli joined Milan from Sampdoria in 2013 but never really lived up to his potential. He was used mostly as a squad player and always acted professionally and gave his all when entering the pitch.
“After four seasons, I leave Milan,” Poli wrote on his Instagram account after officially moving to Bologna. “I leave with gratitude and affection by thanking the fans who have always supported me since I first entered San Siro. I thank President Silvio Berlusconi, and Adriano Galliani from whom I learned the greatness of the Rossoneri world. A greeting to everyone, I’ll keep you in my heat!”
The 27-year-old made 108 appearances and scored 3 goals for the Rossoneri. He told Bologna’s website that “it was an objective to come here, as it’s an ambitious club with great potential.”