OFFICIAL: Bakayoko joins Milan on a season-long loan from Chelsea

By Nikita Fesyukov -

Milan have officially announced the signing of Tiémoué Bakayoko on loan with option to buy. The player arrives after a somewhat disappointing year in England and will be looking to redeem himself under coach Gattuso in Italy.

Yesterday Bakayoko underwent medical check-ups and signed his contract in the evening. Today the player arrived at Milanello to undergo physical tests ahead of the new season. Milan published this statement on their official website:

AC Milan are pleased to announce the signing of French midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko from Chelsea FC. The 23 year-old joins the club on a loan deal with an option to make the move permanent.

Born 17th August 1994 in Paris, Bakayoko’s career started in his native France with Rennes before taking him to Monaco and Chelsea. The midfielder has two major honours to his name, winning the league title in 2017 with Monaco and then the FA Cup with Chelsea the year after. Bakayoko will be unveiled to the media in a press conference on Friday August 17th , 3 PM CEST at Casa Milan in Via Aldo Rossi 8.

The press conference will be broadcast live on Milan TV and will also be available on live streaming in Italian on Facebook and in English on Youtube.

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