Milan signed 10 players this summer, while recording the biggest sale in their history and allowing some players to leave.

After finishing 4th in Serie A and securing Champions League football for the third consecutive time, Milan went to the transfer market with new leaders in charge: Giorgio Furlani, Geoffrey Moncada and Antonio D’Ottavio, who replaced the sacked Paolo Maldini and Frederic Massara in the sporting area.

Marco Sportiello and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were signed before the month of July, but what really kicked off the mercato of the Diavolo was the sale of Sandro Tonali to Newcastle. The midfielder, who will face Milan in the Champions League Group Stage, was sold for €70m plus bonuses and this allowed Milan to invest heavily and bring in a number of players in different areas.

Luka Romero, Christian Pulisic, Tijjani Reijnders, Noah Okafor and Samuel Chukwueze all joined during July, while two more faces arrived in August: Yunus Musah and Marco Pellegrino. Milan were trying hard to sign another striker in the last days of the mercato: negotiating for Mehdi Taremi, Patson Daka and Rafa Mir, but ultimately they got Luka Jović.

The full list of arrivals can be found below, with the transfer fees as they were reported in the media:

Player NameRoleAgeArrived FromDetails (fees unconfirmed)
Marco SportielloGoalkeeper31Free Agent (Atalanta)Permanent deal, four-year contract
Ruben Loftus-CheekMidfielder27ChelseaPermanent deal, four-year contract, €16m + €4m bonuses
Luka RomeroForward18Free Agent (Lazio)Permanent deal, four-year contract
Christian PulisicForward24ChelseaPermanent deal, four-year contract, €20m + €3m bonuses
Tijjani ReijndersMidfielder25AZ AlkmaarPermanent deal, five-year contract, €20m + €5m bonuses
Noah OkaforForward23Red Bull SalzburgPermanent deal, five-year contract, €14m
Samuel ChukwuezeForward24VillarrealPermanent deal, five-year contract, €20m + €8m bonuses
Yunus MusahMidfielder20ValenciaPermanent deal, five-year contract, €20m
Marco PellegrinoDefender21PlatensePermanent deal, five-year contract, €3.5m + €2m bonuses
Luka JovićForward25FiorentinaPermanent deal, one-year contract with option for another year

Milan also sent away some players: Zlatan Ibrahimović retired from football, while Sergiño Dest and Aster Vranckx were not bought out. Ante Rebić, Junior Messias, Charles De Ketelaere, Alexis Saelemaekers and Lorenzo Colombo all find themselves in new clubs. Divock Origi and Fodé Ballo-Touré also left for the Premier League but Mattia Caldara stays due to a lack of offers.

The full list of exits can be found below, with the transfer fees as they were reported in the media:

Player NameRoleAgeWent ToDetails (fees unconfirmed)
Ciprian TătăruşanuGoalkeeper37AbhaEnd of contract
Zlatan IbrahimovićForward41RetirementEnd of contract
Brahim DíazForward23Real MadridEnd of loan deal
Sergiño DestDefender22BarcelonaEnd of loan deal
Aster VranckxMidfielder20WolfsburgEnd of loan deal
Sandro TonaliMidfielder23Newcastle UnitedPermanent deal, €70m plus bonuses
Marco BrescianiniMidfielder23FrosinonePermanent deal, free + 50% of future resale
Daniel MaldiniForward21EmpoliLoan deal with option to buy + buyback clause
Matteo GabbiaDefender23VillarrealLoan deal
Ante RebićForward29BeşiktaşPermanent deal, €0.5m + €1.5m bonuses
Devis VásquezGoalkeeper25Sheffield WednesdayLoan deal
Andreas JungdalGoalkeeper21CremonesePermanent deal, fee unknown
Junior MessiasForward32GenoaLoan deal with obligation to buy upon agreed conditions, €1.5m loan plus €1.5m obligation
Charles De KetelaereForward22AtalantaLoan deal with option to buy, €3m loan + €23m plus €4m bonuses option
Marko LazetićForward19Fortuna SittardLoan deal
Alexis SaelemaekersForward24BolognaLoan deal with option to buy, €1m loan + €12m option
Lorenzo ColomboForward21MonzaLoan deal
Divock OrigiForward28Nottingham ForestLoan deal with option to buy, €4.5m option
Fodé Ballo-TouréDefender26FulhamLoan deal
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