He told TMW: "I think it's a good time to join Europe, I worked for that. I would like to compete against international players in Europe to learn and grow as a man and as a player.
"AC Milan? It's a big club, certainly one of the best in Europe."
On Brazil's Copa America triumph, he added: "For me, it's a great story which starts with Brazil. I hope to continue to be a protagonist with the national team. I'm really happy with this win and I want it to continue."