Lucas Biglia has arrived ahead of his AC Milan physical on Saturday.
The Lazio midfielder was greeted by dozens of Milan fans in the city's Linate airport as he prepares to put the final touches on a reported €17 million move to the San Siro side.
Biglia, 31, spoke to Sky Sports upon his arrival, telling the outlet the warm reception had surprised him.
"I'll be honest, I didn't expect this welcome," the Argentina international said.
"I am very happy."
Earlier on Friday, AC Milan announced an agreement to sign Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus.
Bonucci, 30, will sign a five-year deal after undergoing a medical along with Biglia on Saturday.