MONACO - MARCH 15: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City takes on Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between AS Monaco and Manchester City FC at Stade Louis II on March 15, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s Tiemoue Bakayoko is closing in on a move to Italian side AC Milan, according to Daily Mail.

The midfielder is expected to join the San Siro club on a one-year loan deal with an option to make permanent for £35.5million. Bakayoko moved to Chelsea last summer from AS Monaco after an impressive 2016-17 helping the club to the Lihue 1 title.

The 23-year-old who was voted into the UEFA Champions League team of the season for the 2016-17 campaign has struggled to make any form of impact since moving to Stamford Bridge.

Bakayoko was left out of the Chelsea match day squad for their 3-0 opening day victory Huddersfield Town after being informed my new manager Maurizio Sarri he’s surplus to requirements. The player is set for a medical in Milan on Monday before officially signing for the Rossoneri.

Following a largely unimpressive season, the tough-tackling midfielder missed out on France’s World Cup squad to the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia where Les Bleus became champions for the second time in their history.