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HomeEnglish Premier League SoccerChelsea eye Fikayo Tomori return to Stamford Bridge

Chelsea eye Fikayo Tomori return to Stamford Bridge


Fikayo Tomori

Chelsea are concerned about bringing Fikayo Tomori again to the membership from AC Milan, in accordance with Soccer Transfers.

With uncertainties across the contract extension of veteran defender, Thiago Silva, it looks like his departure is imminent. Therefore, The Blues are eyeing former academy graduate, Tomori as a possible alternative to the Brazilian.

Tomori accomplished a everlasting switch from Chelsea to Milan in 2021 for a £26m price. The 25-year-old has since risen to prominence in Italy, placing in stellar performances to assist the Rossoneri win the Serie A title in 2021/2022 in addition to reaching the Champions League semi-final final season.

A report from 90min in Might revealed that Tomori can be open to a Premier League return as he believes such a transfer would assist his ambition to be an everyday for the England nationwide staff as he goals to get extra minutes.

Tomori has a contract at San Siro till 2027 and has a £34m valuation by Transfermarkt.

Return to outdated membership? 

The Blues have splashed money on center-backs for the reason that arrival of Todd Boehly’s led consortium. The likes of Wesley Fofana, Benoit Badiashile, Axel Disasi, Ishe Samuel-Smith, and Kalidou Koulibaly who has completely joined Al-Hilal had been all signed for over €200m.

There nonetheless appears to be instability within the backline because the Blues have shipped in 16 targets to this point this season.

Therefore, The Blues hierarchy have earmarked Tomori for a attainable summer time switch to assist stabilize the protection amid Thiago Silva’s future uncertainty.

Having gained important expertise within the a lot bodily Italian League, serving to Milan to the League title and carrying a mazy run to the Champions League semi-finals, the Blues imagine Tomori is mature and skilled sufficient to match the bodily nature of the Premier League to be a towering presence within the Blues backline.

With Todd Boehly’s readiness to spend huge and Tomori’s ambition to characteristic commonly for the England nationwide staff, it’s believed that the £34m valuation is effectively inside Chelsea’s attain to carry again Tomori to his boyhood membership.

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