Kessie joined Milan in the summer of 2017 on a paid loan with deal to buy this summer set at €32million, and pending the FFP situation, they may be forced to sell him for around €30million to clear the books for the rest of the transfer period.
The Ivorian is now on a two-year loan deal from Atlanta but AC Milan are obliged to buy the midfielder this summer.More news: Dua Lipa Scores First Grammy for Best Dance Recording!
Sporting director Leonardo says that the club will only be able to afford Bakayoko if they qualify for the Champions League, but The Express claims that Chelsea are willing to negotiate terms with the fallen Serie A giants.
Kessie's two-year loan deal from fellow Italian club Atlanta also expires in June, but Milan are reportedly obliged to purchase the midfielder when his loan stint comes to an end.More news: Justine Skye accuses Sheck Wes of stalking and abuse, rapper denies it
There is a sizeable void that needs filling for Spurs in midfield and Kessie has the potential to become a long-term solution if the club ramp up interest in him.
Chelsea are also likely to sign a new midfielder in the summer after failing to replace Cesc Fabregas following his move to Monaco in January and Kessie is reportedly also on Maurizio Sarri's radar.More news: Bill Cosby's spokesman says the comedian thinks prison is an 'amazing experience'