Milan news

Abbiati signs new Milan contract

May 20, 2013
By ESPN staff

AC Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati has put pen to paper on a new deal that will keep him with the club for another year.

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PA PhotosAbbiati has been at Milan since 1998

Abbiati, 35, who would have been out of contract next month, said he was delighted to have extended his stay for a further season.

“I’ve renewed for one more season,” he told Mediaset Premium. “I’m very happy that I will be able to continue my adventure here. Milanello is my home.”

Abbiati, who joined from Monza in 1998, has been a regular for this season, playing in 28 of the 38 Serie A matches and seven Champions League games.