The deal for Bakayoko could include an option to permanently buy the player around the region of €35 million.
Milanello— AC Milan (@acmilan) August 14, 2018
Following the fitness tests, we can now officially and gladly say:
Dopo i test, adesso possiamo dirlo ufficialmente:
Benvenuto Tiémoué Bakayoko!#weareacmilan ⚫ pic.twitter.com/mi9c8cCo5C
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.”
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.