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Bakayoko Has Officially Joined AC Milan

French international, Tiémoué Bakayoko  has officially joined Milan from Chelsea on a season long loan...

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In a statement from Milan’s official website it was announced that, “AC Milan are pleased to announce the signing of French midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko from Chelsea FC.”

The deal for Bakayoko could include an option to permanently buy the player around the region of €35 million.

As per the official statement from the Rossoneri, “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.”

Head coach Gennaro Gattuso described the transfer on under the banner on the club’s website as, “another important signing in the club’s new era.”

The 23 year old began his career at Rennes before moving to Monaco and was purchased last summer by Chelsea for £40m.

Bakayoko made 43 appearances for Chelsea last season, scoring three goals during his time at Stamford Bridge.

The player will join the list of new signings; Gonzalo Higuain, Mattia Caldara, Pepe Reina, Ivan Strinic and Alen Halilovic for the 2018/19 season.