Transfer Talk: Dortmund and Milan chasing Chelsea star Ziyech
Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan are among the clubs interested in Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech.
The 28-year-old has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge after playing a bit-part role under Thomas Tuchel this season.
Moroccan international Ziyech was a £36million signing from Ajax in the summer of 2020 but he has struggled to impress on a consistent basis.
He started just six Premier League games this season and Italian outlet Calciomercato claim several clubs are ready to offer him a fresh start, including Dortmund and Milan.
BVB want arrival Ziyech to soften the blow of losing Erling Haaland, with his departure seeming likely as Europe’s biggest clubs chase the Norwegian.
Meanwhile, Serie A chasers Milan also want to tempt the playmaker away with the offer of regular first-team football.
The Rossoneri are currently four points behind rivals Inter at the top of Italy’s top-flight and the arrival of Ziyech would be sure to hand them a boost ahead of the run-in.
Despite his reduced game time, the former Ajax ace has an impressive record of seven goal involvements in all competitions for the Blues.
With Tuchel often tending to rotate his attack, it remains to be seen whether the German would allow Ziyech to depart despite his wealth of options.
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