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Kessie joins Barcelona as free agent after leaving AC Milan

The 25-year-old left AC Milan at the end of his contract in June after helping the Italian club win their first Serie A title in 11 years last season.

By: Reuters |
July 4, 2022 5:25:41 pm
Barcelona said Kessie has signed a contract until June 2026 and his buy-out clause would be set at 500 million euros ($522.80 million). (Twitter)

Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie has joined Barcelona on a free transfer after leaving AC Milan, the LaLiga club announced on Monday.

Barcelona said Kessie has signed a contract until June 2026 and his buy-out clause would be set at 500 million euros ($522.80 million).

The 25-year-old left AC Milan at the end of his contract in June after helping the Italian club win their first Serie A title in 11 years last season.

Kessie, who can contribute in attack and defence, has 58 caps for Ivory Coast.

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Barcelona came second in LaLiga last season, finishing behind rivals Real Madrid.

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First published on: 04-07-2022 at 05:25:41 pm

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