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Donnarumma Wants To Stay At Milan "For Ten Years"

Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is hoping to stay at Milan for a long time, despite interest abroad.

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Gianluigi Donnarumma, the 17-year-old goalkeeper that Sinisa Mihajlovic turned to at the start of the 2015-16 season, is hoping to stay at Milan and build on an excellent first season in the Serie A.

Speaking at an awards ceremony in Amalfi, the youngster revealed his surprise at playing in the first team at all this season--let alone playing the majority of the games. "I didn't expect to play at the beginning of the season, I'm grateful to Coach Mihajlovic for having given me this opportunity".

After having a breakthrough season, Donnarumma is certainly on the radar of several clubs abroad, with Chelsea and Manchester United among those reported to be interested in the young keeper.

Despite the interest, Donnarumma doesn't appear fazed by the attention, and has made it clear he wants to stay at the Rossoneri. "I see myself playing here for many years, it's true that I am young, but I see myself wearing this shirt for ten years, it's a dream," he stated.

Becoming the starting keeper at only 16-years-old, one has to remember that Donnarumma is still a kid who collects Panini stickers and who, despite the season being over, cannot go on holiday as he has an exam in July!

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