Davide Calabria’s contract extension is now official as the fullback, who recently turned 21, signed until 2022.
The Christmas party of the Rossoneri Youth Sector took place today at Stadio San Siro and CEO Marco Fassone & director of sport Massimiliano Mirabelli used this opportunity to announce a new contract for Calabria, who is a product of the youth system of the Diavolo.
“Milan announces that Davide Calabria has renewed his contract with the club through to 30th June 2022,” a statement on the official website reads this evening.
Calabria, who has been at Milan for over 11 years, made his debut in the red and black jersey in May 2015. He has had an unfortunate luck with injuries, including this season, but the management has complete faith in him and this translated into a new contract, which arrived with no drama.
“This renewal is a source of pride, and then announcing it here at the party of the Youth Sector is incredible,” Calabria told reporters. “My history with this club is something marvelous. I remember all the Christmas parties I had here at Milan, but today will definitely stick with me.
Non ho parole per descrivere tutto questo, dal settore giovanile fino ad oggi, un onore. Grazie, alla società per la fiducia, alla mia famiglia a cui devo tutto, agli amici e tifosi che mi sostengono sempre, grazie di cuore. Un abbraccio 🔴⚫️❤️ #weareateam pic.twitter.com/gr8jfdAFpP
— Davide Calabria (@davidecalabria2) December 14, 2017
“I hope to see these guys in the first team with me in a few years’ time. Gattuso’s work? We can only thank Gattuso. It’ll take a bit more time to absorb all his tactical ideas, but we all listen to him and he has unique experience with this club. Donnarumma? Gigio is fantastic both on and off the field.
“He’s a great professional and always calm. We are all with him. The Coppa Italia derby? It will be a good match, but we hope to do well before that, and we’re thinking about the league.”