AC Milan have signed Brazilian goalkeeper Gabriel.

Gabriel, who will be 20 in September, has joined the San Siro giants from Brazilian club Cruzeiro.

The teenager, full name Gabriel Vasconcellos Ferreira, may have been signed as a replacement for third-choice 'keeper Flavio Roma after his exit.

Christian Abbiati is set to remain as Milan's No 1 for next season, while he'll be backed up by 2006 World Cup winner Marco Amelia.