Gatusso reveals why Chelsea loanee is struggling at AC Milan

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 06/10/2018

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AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso has revealed why on-loan Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is ‘struggling’ at San Siro.

The 24-year-old moves to Stamford Bridge from Monaco for £40 million last year but the France international to live up to his price tag in his first season at Stamford Bridge.

New Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri allowed Bakayoko to join AC Milan on loan this summer but the French midfielder has struggled to impress at San Siro.

And Guttuso concedes Bakayoko is struggling to get to grips with his role in Milan’s midfield.

Rossoneri boss admits by saying:  "Bakayoko needs to be helped, as he is struggling.

"The tactics haven’t been drilled into his head yet and evidently it’s my fault, we need to do more work with him in training.

"He has been here for two months and we haven’t yet been able to get him to understand the movements.

"It is our duty to improve him as a player, because he does have a lot of quality and we’re not finding that yet.’