Villarreal CF and AC Milan have come to an agreement for the loan of Colombian forward Carlos Bacca, who will wear yellow for the 2017/18 season. The agreement involves a purchase option for the player at the end of the season.
Carlos Arturo Bacca Ahumada (Puerto Colombia, 08/09/1986) comes to Villarreal CF as a renowned goal scorer. The Colombian started his football career playing for the Atlético Junior youth teams. From there, he went on to play for Barranquilla FC, Minervén FC, Club Brujas, Sevilla FC and AC Milan. Throughout his professional career he has scored 165 goals in 336 games.
Last season, Bacca played 34 matches for AC Milan in Serie A, the Italian Supercopa and the Italian Cup (14 goals). Bacca is an international for the Colombia national team, for whom he has 39 caps (13 goals).
Official presentation, this Thursday in the Mini Estadi
Carlos Bacca’s official presentation as a new Villarreal CF footballer is this Thursday at 8pm CEST in the Mini Estadi at the Villarreal CF Training Ground (Ciudad Deportiva). It is free entry to the event and half an hour before Carlos Bacca will speak to the media in the press room at the Training Ground (7:30pm CEST).