Fikayo Tomori has impressed at AC Milan (Image: Getty)
Italy legend Giorgio Chiellini admits he’s been shocked on the progress made by England ace Fikayo Tomori has made at AC Milan since leaving Chelsea.
The defender was bought to the Italian giants for a payment of round £28m in 2021 and he helped the membership to their first league title in 11 years the next season.
Tomori’s type has seen him known as as much as the England squad by Gareth Southgate and he’s now being tipped to start out on the World Cup.
Few English gamers have impressed overseas as a lot as Tomori has in latest occasions and he’s been a part of a brand new wave of gamers which can be in search of improvement exterior of the Premier League, together with the likes of Jude Bellingham and Jadon Sancho.
Chiellini watched Tomori encourage Milan to the Scudetto earlier than he left Juventus to hitch LAFC in Main League Soccer and the Italian says he was stunned to see the defender’s progress.
Tomori got here by means of Chelsea’s ranks (Image: Getty)
‘He stunned me as a result of I noticed him in Chelsea and I didn’t suppose he may very well be so robust within the field [or] attentive for 90 minutes,’ the Italian instructed the Occasions.
‘He is without doubt one of the keys of Milan profitable final yr.’
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Chelsea may very well be regretting their determination to money in on Tomori given their difficulties in defence this time period.
The Blues misplaced Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger without cost in the summertime, they usually spent a mixed £110m on signing Kalidou Koulibaly and Wesley Fofana.
However Graham Potter is decided to signal one other defender within the January switch window, with Todd Boehly anticipated to launch extra funds for the previous Brighton supervisor to strengthen his squad.
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