Chelsea signed Tiemoué Bakayoko from AS Monaco in 2017 and in his debut season at Stamford Bridge the midfielder struggled to impress.

Maurizio Sarri allowed the Frenchman to join AC Milan on a loan deal and the Serie A outfit have the option to make the deal permanent in the summer.

He struggled initially at the San Siro and had to wait until the end of last October for his manager Gennaro Gattuso to hand his first start in the league. Since then, he has made 14 starts so far this term.

Bakayoko appeared on RMC Sport’s program Footissime and he was asked if he would like to continue at Milan beyond this campaign.

“I would, why not continue at AC Milan. I’m very, very happy in Milan. I went through quite difficult times early in the season. Today, it’s really much better, on the pitch, in everyday life, and I’m very happy with what I live,” he said.

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It’s not the first time he’s shown his admiration towards Milan as earlier this month, the 24-year-old expressed his desire to join the Rossoneri on a permanent deal after his loan spell.

Bakayoko also detailed his struggles during his one season in the Premier League with the Blues.

“I struggled to adapt to the very, very high level from Monaco to Chelsea, you’re really in another world. I had a hard time getting over that, staying regular there,” the ex-Ligue 1 player explained.

“I learned that one had to be more professional in everything, in recovery, concentration. I failed there on many things.”