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Chelsea braced for Fikayo Tomori transfers bids as AC Milan look to lower £25m permanent option clause in loan deal

CHELSEA are braced for bids from AC Milan for Fikayo Tomori after an impressive loan spell this season.

The 23-year-old England ace has been outstanding in defence for the Italian giants – cementing a place in their starting eleven.

Thomas Tuchel has been keeping tabs on Fikayo Tomori's AC Milan progress


Thomas Tuchel has been keeping tabs on Fikayo Tomori’s AC Milan progressCredit: Getty

He has received rave reviews from club legend Paolo Maldini, as they fight for the Serie A title.

SunSport understands the Rossoneri have a £25m option to buy Tomori at the end of the season, through a clause inserted in his loan.

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But due to the coronavirus pandemic, AC are struggling financially and are looking to negotiate lowering the fee.

His permanent move will depend on whether the club qualify for the Champions League next season.

And Blues boss Thomas Tuchel has been keeping tabs on the ex-Derby ace and mulling over his plans for him in the coming years.

Earlier this season, Maldini said: ““Fikayo is a player with particular characteristics, pace and intensity.

“From a physical standpoint we believe he’s a guy who can make the difference.

“He has this ability to be aggressive and defend in a back four. Football is headed more and more in the direction of teams playing man to man.

“Within that, though, it’s still important to stay compact and not lose your shape. Tomori is able to do both of these things very well.”

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Meanwhile, AC Milan could put Alessio Romagnoli up for sale this summer to raise much-needed transfer funds.

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