Giornale: Romagnoli’s position under threat as Tomori impresses and Milan’s defence leaks

By Oliver Fisher -

Having previously been quite sturdy and certainly enough to win games, AC Milan’s defence has begun to leak a fair bit in recent weeks.

This was evident yesterday in the derby defeat to Inter as three defensive lapses allowed a clinical Inter side to win comfortably in the end and extend their lead atop the table to four points.

As Il Giornale (via MilanLive) reports today, new signing Fikayo Tomori could be one of the possibilities to try and patch up a back line that no longer looks effective. The Englishman was brought in on loan with an option to buy from Chelsea towards the end of the January transfer window and has made a good impression in the matches he has played so far.

Tomori is described as ‘a physical player, well structured and also tactically prepared’ and the man that Pioli asked for in January, so surely he could therefore be the right man to fix some things at the moment. A quick and muscular player like him could have fought with less difficulty against Lautaro or Lukaku than the struggling Kjaer and/or Romagnoli.

It is possible that Alessio Romagnoli – considered among the worst on the field yesterday in the derby – could pave the way for Tomori, who deserves a chance.

Tags AC Milan Fikayo Tomori

3 Comments

  1. Kash says:

    Patience. Finally. Ran. Out. He needs to be shipped so we can play the dynamic football this team deserves.

  2. Shehu says:

    This is what we the fan of Milan keep on thinking all the time. Let us use serious play who is ready to deliver whoo has competetive advantage

  3. Ahmed Mohammed says:

    Good initiation they should install that idea,soon his agent will come for huge salary for him because he’s the captain he is your weak link at defense now

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