Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan on loan

Fikayo Tomori

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori has joined AC Milan on loan till the end of the season.

Neither club confirmed the figure but a buy option for the 23-year-old is believed to stand at £25 million ($34m).

Milan have been seeking to strengthen their central defensive options this term.

The club confirmed the signing on Twitter.

Milan sits top of Serie A on 43 points after 18 games. It recently added to its ranks the centre-forward Mario Mandzukic as a free agent.

Tomori first joined Chelsea at under-8s level, and has played 27 times for the Blues’ first team.

He made his Chelsea debut in 2016 before spending time on loan in the Championship with Brighton, Hull and Derby.