AC Milan exercise option to make Tomori signing permanent

Centre-back Fikayo Tomori has enjoyed his spell on loan with Milan and will sign permanently from Chelsea at the start of next month.

Milan exercise option to make Tomori signing permanent

AC Milan will sign Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori on a permanent deal on 1 July. The Serie A club have exercised an option to secure the 23-year-old's services until 2025.

Blues academy graduate Tomori has impressed on loan at San Siro during a spell in which he made 22 appearances in all competitions. Milan are reported to have paid £25million to seal the deal, which could rise to £30m depending on performance factors.

"Chelsea is grateful to Fikayo for his contributions at the club, from youth level to men’s first-team squad, and wishes him the very best in his future career," read a statement from the Premier League side.

Tomori, one appearance for England

Tomori, who had 17 top-flight outings during his time at Stamford Bridge, has one England cap to his name.