AC Milan have completed the shock free transfer signing of Standard Liege centre back Oguchi Onyewu.
27-year-old impressed during the recent Confederations Cup for the
United States, but it comes as something of a surprise that the
Rossoneri have moved to snap him.
"AC Milan would like to inform that they have signed Oguchi Onyewu on a permanent basis from Standard Liege," a statement on the club's official website reads.
The contract is for three years.
arrives on a Bosman transfer as his contract at Liege had expired. The
6' 4" centerback possesses a Belgian passport, and so will not take up
Milan's final non-EU slot.
Formerly with Newcastle United, Metz, and La Louviere, he has won 47 caps for the United States, and is
expected to fight it out with Thiago Silva for a place alongside
Alessandro Nesta in the center of the Milan defense next season.
Salvatore Landolina, Goal.com