AC Milan have completed the signing of Ismael Bennacer from Empoli for a suggested €16million fee.
Bennacer has signed a five-year contract at San Siro after his former membership Arsenal were understood to have refused to take up an alternative to fit the provide made by means of Milan.
The 21-year-old midfielder joined the Gunners from Arles in 2015 however made simply one first-team appearance and was once sold to Empoli following a mortgage spell with Tours.
Bennacer, who represented France at adolescence level, was named Man of the Competition after imparting three assists during Algeria’s victorious Africa Cup of Nations Campaign.
He has observed Rade Krunic in swapping Empoli, who had been relegated from Serie A in 2018-19, for the Rossoneri in the shut season.