AC Milan sign Valter Birsa

Valter Birsa of Torino FC in action during the Serie A match between Torino FC and Atalanta BC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on February 17, 2013
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AC Milan part with full-back Luca Antonini to sign midfielder Valter Birsa from Genoa.

Italian giants AC Milan have completed the signing of midfielder Valter Birsa from Genoa.

The Slovenian international has signed on at the San Siro in a deal that has seen Luca Antonini move in the opposite direction.

"After 23 years in Rossonero, today I salute the team I support. The time has come for me to go. Goodbye my Milan, I gave my heart for you. Thank you for everything," the departing full-back wrote on the social networking site Twitter.

Both players have agreed three-year contracts at their respective new clubs.

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