Three days ago, AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini stated Fikayo Tomori’s arrival from Chelsea on loan is ‘close’. However, the Rossoneri have still not completed his signing.
According to Calciomercato.it, talks between the two clubs continued on Wednesday, with an aim of ‘reaching a definitive agreement’ for the defender’s transfer.
The deal is ‘at the finish line’ and it’s expected the centre-back will arrive in Italy as early as Thursday.
The conditions for the 23-year-old’s transfer have not changed substantially as Tomori will arrive at the San Siro on loan with a right of redemption set around €25/30m.
Another Italian website, Calciomercato, states the operation with the Blues has already been defined for an ‘onerous loan’ with ‘right of redemption’ for a figure between €27m and €30m.
It’s claimed Milan are ‘waiting’ for the Chelsea man’s arrival and his ‘medical examinations and signature are missing’ for the deal to be made official.
This has been delayed because ‘some details of a bureaucratic nature’ need to be sorted out.
There’s no fear of a deal being jeopardised as ‘these are the latest practices (also linked to the non-EU status due to Brexit)’ Milan ‘aim to resolve’ in order to conclude the deal.
Milan’s idea is to close the deal in the next 24-48 hours so Tomori can be at Stefano Pioli’s disposal for the league clash against Atalanta on Saturday.