LIVERPOOL cult hero Divock Origi has touched down in Italy ahead of his free transfer to AC Milan.
The Belgium striker jetted into the world’s fashion capital on Tuesday afternoon.
And Origi will undergo vigorous medical tests before penning a long-term deal with the Serie A champions.
Fans greeted the star as he arrived at Milan’s training ground in a white BMW jeep.
And Origi is now set to become the club’s first summer signing after his Reds contract expired this month.
Origi, 27, joined Liverpool from Lille for £10million in 2014.
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He went on to score 41 goals in 176 games, including crucial strikes in the victorious 2019 Champions League campaign and Premier League title win a year later.
Despite mainly being a fringe player at Anfield, Origi’s decisive goals saw him become a firm fan favourite.
And he will now be hoping for more regular minutes on the pitch after joining new Italian champions Milan.
Origi also had offers from Villarreal, as well as unnamed English and German clubs.
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But Stefano Pioli successfully convinced the forward his future was in Italy.
Origi is now set to compete with the likes of Rafael Leao and Olivier Giroud for a place in the starting XI.
Milan had also been hoping to capture two more signings this week, both from French giants Lille.
But defender Sven Botman has performed a late U-turn to agree a £32m deal with Newcastle.
Meanwhile, Renato Sanches has informed Milan and other suitors that he only wants to join PSG.
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