An agreement has been reached- pending a medical- for Colombian forward Carlos Bacca to join AC Milan from Sevilla, both clubs have confirmed on their website.
While, none have actually disclosed terms of the contract, the Serie A side are believed to have agreed to pay the £21m buyout clause in Bacca’s contract.
English clubs Manchester United and Liverpool FC had been interested in the 28-year-old, who has spent two years with Sevilla, helping them win the Europa League twice.
Sporting director of the Spanish club, who finished fifth in La Liga last season, had said lt week that they “cannot predict Bacca’s future.
He joined Sevilla from Belgian side Club Bruge for €7m in July 2013 and scored 49 goals in 108 games.
Bacca is Milan’s second signing of the summer following the arrival of Italian midfielder Andrea Bertolacci.
On Wednesday, Sevilla confirmed the signing of AC Milan’s French international centre-back Adil Rami, 29.
Bacca was Red carded after the final whistle for pushing Brazilian skipper Neymar, who himself was earlier sent off for kicking the ball at Pablo Armero. Bacca received a two-match ban while Neymar bagged four matches suspension.