CHELSEA look like they will now miss out securing Bernard o
a free transfer amid speculation that the winger prefers AC Milan.
The Brazilian’s agent has flown to Italy for talks with the Serie
A giants after they entered the race for the player’s signature.
Bernard was released by Shakhtar Donetsk in June and as a
free agent he’s seen as an attractive prospect to both Chelsea
and AC Milan.
The winger’s contract expired last month and Stamford Bridge
looked to be the preferred destination, but that has all been
turned on its head according to LaGazetta.
AC Milan are keen on Bernard’s excellent attacking abilities as
well as the versatility of being able to play on the right and left
And with Ronaldo playing in the league too, they will need all
the help they can get.
However, his demands are more likely to be met by cash-rich
Chelsea than AC Milan.
The 25-year-old moved from his native country in 2013 when
he signed for Shakhtar Donetsk, but has now outgrown the
Last season he scored ten times in all competitions and
boasts Champions League experience thanks to his time in
Maurizio Sarri missed out on Aleksandr Golovin so may now
up the ante to ensure he doesn’t miss out on another midfield