16th October 2019
Andre Silva

Sevilla sign André Silva from Milan

Portuguese striker Andre Silva joined Sevilla on a season-long loan on Saturday after spending just one season at AC Milan where his chances of first-team football appeared limited after the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus.

Andre Silva
Sevilla’s new Portuguese forward Andre Silva poses with his new jersey along with Sevilla president Jose Castro and the club’s sports director Joaquin Caparros (R) during his official presentation at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla. (AFP / Cristina Quicler)

Sevilla announced the deal on their website, adding that they have an option to make Silva’s move a permanent arrangement.

The 22-year-old Silva moved to Milan last summer from Porto where he had scored 24 goals in 58 games. But he was unable to repeat that form in Serie A, scoring 10 goals in 40 matches.

He made his international debut for Portugal in 2016 and has hit 12 goals in 26 appearances.

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