Fikayo Tomori has become an integral part of the AC Milan squad, as the Serie A side battle to qualify for next season’s [European Competition To Be Named] for the first time in eight years. His latest invaluable contribution came in this weekend’s match against Genoa.
After his defensive partner, Simon Kjaer made a goal-line block on a Genoa shot, Tomori did the same on the subsequent shot to preserve Milan’s narrow 2-1 win.
The Chelsea Academy product is looking more and more likely to make his switch to the Rossoneri, especially with performances like these. It will be sad to lose a player of Tomori’s caliber, but at least he’s making our Academy proud on a big stage.
Over in the Netherlands, Vitesse Arnhem took on Ajax in the KNVB Cup final, looking to win it for the second time in their history. Unfortunately, Chelsea loanee Armanda Broja could not quite replicate Lewis Baker’s feat in leading Chelsea B to victory.
After getting a man sent off in the 86th minute, David Neres scored in injury time to give Ajax the 2-1 win and the trophy.
Broja however can be proud of his performance, with the Albania international providing a beautiful assist to Lois Openda for Vitesse’s equalizer in the 30th minute, with an excellent square ball after a defensive error by Lisandro Martinez.
There have been some talks already of Broja extending his loan with Vitesse for another year, but it’s likelier that the 19-year-old will be given a tougher assignment next season.