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De Ketelaere joins AC Milan on five-year deal

Soccer Football – Champions League – Group A – Paris St Germain v Club Brugge – Parc des Princes, Paris, France – December 7, 2021 Club Brugge’s Charles De Ketelaere during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

(Reuters) – AC Milan have signed Belgium midfielder Charles De Ketelaere from Club Brugge, the Italian Serie A club announced on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old has signed a contract until 2027. Milan did not disclose financial details of the deal for De Ketelaere who will play with the number 90 shirt next season.

De Ketelaere played 120 games for Club Brugge after becoming a part of the first team in 2019. He scored 25 goals and made 20 assists for the club.

He played his first game for Belgium’s national side in 2020 against Switzerland. In total De Ketelaere has played eight games for the national team.

De Ketelaere will be Milan’s fourth signing in the summer window, after defender Alessandro Florenzi and forwards Junior Messias and Divock Origi.

(Reporting by Tommy Lund in Gdansk; Editing by Toby Davis)