With his Milan future having looked uncertain, Nigel de Jong has committed to the club by agreeing a new three-year deal.
The Netherlands international – who moved to San Siro from Manchester City in 2012 – was due to see his existing contract expire at the end of the month.
De Jong had been a reported target of City’s Premier League rivals Manchester United, having worked with manager Louis van Gaal with the Dutch national side.
However, the 30-year-old agreed a new deal on Friday that will tie him to Milan until 2018.
De Jong commits at a time of change for the Serie A giants, who replaced coach Filippo Inzaghi with Sinisa Mihajlovic earlier this month.
He joins defender Ignazio Abate in penning fresh terms during the close-season.
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