Fabrizio Romano unsure whether winger will stay at Chelsea following club's transfer enquiry

AC Milan have made enquiry for Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech and will try to make another approach for the winger this summer, according to Fabrizio Romano.

The 28-year-old arrived at Chelsea last summer and had a relatively underwhelming first season in the Premier League.

He was arguably Chelsea’s first-choice right winger under Frank Lampard but saw his game time decrease following Thomas Tuchel’s takeover in the second half of the season.

While it seems unlikely that Chelsea will bring in another winger or attacking midfielder this summer, the club’s reported pursuit of a new striker could still be bad news for Ziyech.

After all, a new striker’s arrival likely means both Kai Havertz and Timo Werner would spend more time in the two inside forward positions where Ziyech usually operates in under Tuchel.

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Milan have made enquiry for Ziyech, says Romano

Chelsea still plan to keep him, though, Romano claims. But Milan are reportedly interested and will make a move for the Morocco international this summer.

“This is an interesting situation because AC Milan are asking for Ziyech as they are [also] talking about Giroud’s [potential] move,” the Italian transfer expert told Don Robbie’s YouTube channel.

“Chelsea are saying that they would not make any discount and they want to keep the player.

“But AC Milan will try again, so I’m not 100 percent sure he will stay.”

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