Carlos Bacca says happiness is more important to him than money after rejecting another chance to move to the Chinese Super League.
The AC Milan striker, who also turned down a transfer to China last month, is reported to have been offered a €12million annual salary to join Fabio Cannavaro’s Tianjin Quanjian.
“I remain at Milan,” Bacca said to Sky Italia. “There was a great offer from China, but I want to bring the Rossoneri to Europe.
“You resist with your head and keep your feet on the ground. Money is not everything in life. First there is God, then my family – these are the most important things.
“I would earn a lot of money but I wouldn’t be happy, so I am glad to be here.
“The fans expect a lot of me, that is a responsibility and I will do more for this team.”
The Chinese transfer window runs until the end of the month and the deal would have earned Milan a fee of around €30m.