Rade Krunić has joined Theo Hernández as the club’s second summer signing.
Milan announced on Saturday that Theo joined the club from Real Madrid on a five-year deal, and today it become official that Rade Krunić has arrived from Empoli and signed a contract of the same length.
The deal for the 25-year-old Bosnian has been in place for a few weeks now and he’s even been working at training center Milanello in the last days. However, the official only arrived on Monday evening.
“Milan (the ‘Club’) has today announced the acquisition of Rade Krunić from Empoli FC. The Bosnian midfielder has signed a five year contract with the Club,” a statement of the website of Milan reads. “Born in Foča on October 7, 1993, Krunić started his professional career in 2012 with his hometown team, Sutjeska Foča, recording 15 appearances and scoring 3 goals.
“In 2013, Rade moved to Serbia, signing for Donji Srem, before joining Borac Čačak in 2014. The midfielder signed for Empoli FC during the 2015-2016 season, and here recorded 119 appearances, and scored 12 goals across four seasons (three in Serie A and one in Serie B). Rade has also earned 10 international caps with the Bosnian National team, scoring 1 goal.
“Milan today welcomes Krunić to the Rossoneri Family.” It is believed that Milan paid €8m for the player. The Rossoneri will soon welcome Krunić’s teammate from Empoli – Ismaël Bennacer.