Heartbreak at Stamford Bridge As Chelsea Star Joins Italian Giants AC Milan on Permanent Deal

Heartbreak at Stamford Bridge As Chelsea Star Joins Italian Giants AC Milan on Permanent Deal

- Fikayo Tomori left Chelsea to AC Milan on a six month loan to Italian giants AC Milan

- The English footballer has been rewarded with a permanent deal which runs until 2026

- Since his arrival at the San Siro outfit, Tomori has become one of the major players at the club

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On-loan Chelsea star Fikayo Tomori has reportedly joined Italian outfit AC Milan on a permanent deal committing his future to the club until 2026.

The 23-year-old English footballer was initially on a six-month loan spell at the San Siro outfit which included an option to buy if he impresses.

Tomori was amazing at the just concluded Serie A season and his performances led to speculations what he might be retained permanently.

Featuring in 22 matches for Milan including action in Europa League as well as Coppa Italia, the defender became an important part of the Milan squad under head coach Stefano Pioli, forming an excellent pairing with Simon Kjaer at centre-back.

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And according to top football transfer journalist, Romano Fabrizio, Tomori’s future has been sealed with the Italian club.

The report stated that Chelsea will receive €28million from Milan for the player and the agreement will be completed soon as expected.

Tomori will leave Chelsea and sign a five-year contract with the Rossoneri, therefore committing his future to the club until 2026.

He defender fell down the pecking order at the Stamford Bridge since the arrival of Thiago Silva managing just one Premier League appearance last season.

While at other times, he could not even make the matchday squad before he had to be linked with a move away from the English club.

Heartbreak at Stamford Bridge As Chelsea Star Joinw Italian Giants AC Milan on Permanent Deal
Fikayo Tomori has joined AC Milan permanently. Photo: Marco Canoniero
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Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly decided to target Erling Haaland instead of Harry Kane ahead of the summer transfer window.

Kane intimated earlier in the season he wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer and will be discussing his future with the club during the off-season.

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The development is understood to have put a number of clubs on red alert, with Man United, Chelsea, and Man City emerging as potential suitors.

Legit.ng earlier reported that La Liga giants Barcelona have confirmed the sensational signing of Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero.

The statement on the club's website revealed that they reached an agreement for the player to join them from July 1 when his contract with Manchester City officially expires.

Aguero will sign a contract with Barcelona until the end of the 2022/23 season and his buyout clause is set at 100 million euros.

The Argentine will be presented to the media later this evening and he is now set to team-up with his friend and countryman Lionel Messi.

Source: Legit.ng

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