AC Milan 'begin talks with Chelsea to sign out-of-favour midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko... as Serie A club open the bidding with £2.6m loan deal and £31m option to buy' French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is surplus to requirements at Chelsea The £40m signing has spent time on loan at both AC Milan and Monaco Both teams have opted against the option to buy him at the end of his loan deal But now Milan want to bring the 25-year-old in again and have made a bid
By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline
Published: 06:32 BST, 12 August 2020 | Updated: 07:15 BST, 12 August 2020
AC Milan have reportedly opened the bidding for Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge.
The Frenchman was signed amid huge expectation from Monaco in the summer of 2017 for £40million, but failed to establish himself as a consistent first-team performer.
As such, he spent the 2018-19 season on loan at Milan and this season on loan at ex--club Monaco, but now the Serie A side want to bring Bakayoko in again, with a £2.6m (€3m) loan deal with a £31m (€35m) option to buy offer submitted, according to
AC Milan have started talks with Chelsea to sign Tiemoué Bakayoko. €3M loan + €35M buy option ready to be offered as first bid. The player wants to come back. 🔴⚫️ @DiMarzio @SkySport #CFC #Milan #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 11, 2020
AC Milan have reportedly opened the bidding for Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue