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Fikayo Tomori very close to AC Milan move

Chelsea are letting go of center-back Fikayo Tomori who'll become the third addition to the AC Milan squad in the ongoing January transfer window as the Rossoneri have reached an agreement with the Blues. The deal will be worth €30M when the initial fee and the option to buy clause are considered, based on a report by Sky Sport. Milan were looking to decrease the sum but eventually accepted the deal as they have issues in defense, with Alessio Romagnoli set to miss the upcoming clash against Atalanta due to an accumulation of yellow cards. Simon Kjaer was also subbed off in the last game due to back pain although tests didn't reveal any serious injury.  Matteo Gabbia has been nursing a knee sprain while Mateo Musacchio has played just once in eight months. The only center-back ...
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Tomori – Nigeria never pushed me to switch Allegiance

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori has revealed that Nigeria never made efforts to convince him to switch nationality before he was called up to represent England. The 21-year-old was named in the squad by Gareth Southgate for England's exertions in the last international break against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria earlier this month. Tomori's parents are of Nigerian descent although the Chelsea man is also eligible to represent Canada having been born in Calgary, and representing them three times at the Under-20 level. READ: Solskjaer admits that Martial will improve United’s creativity The lad's breakthrough into Chelsea's first team this season under Frank Lampard who he previously played under at Derby County resulted in a scramble for his international future. However, Tomor...