Calhanoglu was actually offered a contract extension by AC Milan.
Player aged 27 that year was actually offered a contract extension by AC Milan. However because the Rossoneri did not grant the request for a raise, Calhanoglu decides to leave.
Calhanoglu who has been allowed to negotiate with other clubs since January, chose Inter Milan because of the offer of a higher salary and at the same time not having to bother changing places of residence.
“I have agreed with the Nerrazzuri. Tomorrow I will sign a three-year contract with the option of an extension in the fourth year,” Calhanoglu said as reported Football Italia, Tuesday (22/6).
He ended his four -year stint at AC Milan. Since it came with dowry 23 million euros on 2017 then, The Turkish passport player has recorded 32 goals and 48 assists of total 172 matches in all competitions.
Even though it's been four years with the Rossoneri, Calhanoglu has never tasted the sweetness of a championship trophy. AC Milan actually almost won the Italian Serie A, but inconsistent performances made the title switch to Inter Milan.