The player was offered to another European giants
Chelsea confirmed Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach last week. He signed a three-year deal with the Stamford Bridge side and will replace Antonio Conte, who was sacked despite his contract expiring next summer.
The Italian side’s midfielder Jorginho has also completed a move to the Premier League giants, signing a five-year deal with the club for a fee around £57 million and he is their first summer signing. He snubbed the chance to join Manchester City and will follow his former manager to the Stamford Bridge.
The Blues have been behind in the transfer window in comparison to other Premiere League clubs but with the arrival of the Italian midfielder it is believed that it will finally kickstart their transfer plans.
They have been linked with a move AC Milan star Suso and could be interested in signing him this summer as the futures of Eden Hazard and Willian are still unsure.
The winger joined the Serie A giants from Liverpool on a free transfer in 2015 and has been one of the mainstays for the club. He has flourished since moving to Italy and is among the most constant players for them.
The 24 year old was a regular last season, scoring 8 goals and assisting 7 in 47 appearances. His form has also earned him Senior International recognition.
After spending around €200 million last summer to strengthen the squad, Italian side finished sixth in the league and will miss the Champions League next season. They are expecting a mass exodus including the the midfielder after Uefa expelled them from the Europa League for breaching the Financial Fair Play rules.
According to CalcioMercato.com, the release clause for Suso, which applied only to foreign clubs, has expired; therefore, AC Milan can up their asking price.
The Rossoneri will ask for a fee of over €38 million for any club wanting to secure his services ahead of the start of the 2018/19 season.