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AC Milan Need To Agree Buy Out Option With Chelsea To Complete Deal For Midfielder

The midfielder would round out an impressive midfield unit if he arrives and would elevate the quality of the squad.

Tiemoue Bakayoko of Ac Milan looks on before the Serie A... Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images

Gazzetta dello Sport via MilanNews.it are reporting that the agreement between AC Milan and Chelsea Fc for midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is very close as the move seems imminent. The midfielder will be returning two years after his original loan spell. Milan and Chelsea are only working to define the buy out option but it is not expected to be an issue. The player has been pushing for the move and has reduced his wages from 3 million euros per year to 2.5 million euros to get the move through.

Calcio Mercato reported that the representatives of the player from Firs1 Sports were present at Casa Milan on Tuesday to speak with Milan and bridge the gap between the two clubs.

Sport Mediaset via MilanLive.it are reporting that the loan will be a paid one for 1.5 million euros for the season and the buy out will be between 20 and 30 million euros. Milan are pushing for 20m while Chelsea for 30m.