Fikayo Tomori signed for AC Milan on mortgage from Chelsea earlier this 12 months and it seems the Serie A giants are eager to signal the participant on a everlasting deal.
As a part of the preliminary settlement which noticed the 23-year-old swap London for Milan, an possibility to purchase clause to the worth of £24.1m was inserted. When discussing the Canadian-born defender’s future, the Rossoneri’s honorary vice-president Franco Baresi revealed the membership’s intentions:
“We’ll do every thing to signal him on a everlasting deal”, the legendary defender informed Gazzetta dello Sport.
“Two months are remaining till the top of the season, and it’s not solely as much as Milan. Tomori is imposing himself with expertise and willpower. He has proven no concern to play in a brand new league. Doubtlessly, he can change into an important champion. I hope he lives as much as expectations.”
So far, the participant has appeared for Stefano Pioli’s facet on simply 12 events however it appears he has proven sufficient to steer the membership that he’s definitely worth the aforementioned price.
Previous to his transfer to Italy, Tomori had been restricted to only one look within the Premier League this season underneath Frank Lampard, and though Thomas Tuchel hasn’t closed the door on a possible return for the participant, if Milan activate the purchase out clause, it’s going to be out of the German’s arms.
Baresi is considered one of many best central defenders of all-time, and for the previous Derby County man to obtain such a powerful endorsement from Milan royalty highlights how a lot of an impression Tomori has made at San Siro.