Hakim Ziyech struggled with two different injuries in his first few months at Chelsea and failed to shine in the second half of the season, managing only one goal [no assists] in the league in 2021.
After not starting regularly under Thomas Tuchel, the attacking midfielder is now deemed transferable by the Blues.
That’s according to Calciomercato.it, who add the west London club has given a mandate to a ‘trusted intermediary’ to find potential buyers this summer.
It’s claimed the Serie A side like the Morocco international’s profile ‘a lot’, and during their conversation with the Chelsea intermediary two days ago, his topic was discussed.
‘Ready to seize an important opportunity’, Stefano Pioli’s side must deal with the high cost of the operation, which is around €32-35m, and the player’s salary [around €6m net per season].
The next few weeks will be crucial to understand if it’s possible to work out a loan deal or an exchange operation.
While Milan have an interest and had a meeting with Chelsea’s intermediary for Ziyech, the player’s agent has been contacted by three unknown clubs.
It’ll be interesting to how this case would progress in the coming weeks.