Fikayo Tomori an Option for AC Milan

AC Milan are in the midst of a stellar season, currently sitting first in the Serie A table. There’s plenty of games ahead, however, both domestically and in Europe, so the team is looking to add more reinforcements. According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea‘s Fikayo Tomori is an option at centre-back.

Fikayo Tomori an Option for AC Milan in January Window

Milan Centre-Back Depth

Milan’s two starting centre-backs are Alessio Romagnoli and Simon Kjaer. That will not change throughout the season, barring injury. Romagnoli is the team’s captain while Kjaer is the most consistent performer on defence.

The depth options include Matteo Gabbia, Pierre Kalulu, and Mateo Musacchio.

Gabbia is a solid option when needed, but currently has COVID-19 and has been injured in the past. He’s also getting his feet wet in the top tier this season. The same goes for Kalulu. The Frenchman is a natural right-back but has been deployed at centre-back this season. His performances have been solid, but a more reliable option would be better.

Musacchio used to be a consistent starter for the club. There’s no doubt that he is fairly talented. With that being said, he hasn’t played for months due to injury.

Leo Duarte featured for Milan a few times this season as well. He is now a loanee on İstanbul Başakşehir as of this week.

Looking at this, Gabbia is the only somewhat reliable depth option. Milan are looking for another addition to keep pushing for the Scudetto.

What Tomori Brings

Tomori is a tough and determined centre-back. He probably wouldn’t start for Milan but brings solid experience from the Premier League. Being from Chelsea also means he knows what it takes to make it to the top.

Romano reports that Tomori is eager to leave Chelsea, and Milan can very well be a great change of scenery. He’ll have the opportunity to continue to improve his game on a team full of young and hungry players, but lead by fiery veterans.

According to Romano, however, Tomori looks to be Milan’s second option behind Mohamad Simakan of Strasbourg. The Rossoneri are now an attractive spot for youngsters eager to both grow and win. Italy’s transfer window closes on February 1, leaving Milan with time to consider their options.

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