The Spain forward could be set for a return to Serie A

Chelsea are nearing a deal to send Alvaro Morata to AC Milan on loan, with Gonzalo Higuain heading the other way, claims The Sun. 

Morata has struggled to live up to expectations at Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri keen to be reunited with his former striker Higuain.

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Higuain’s parent club Juventus would need to sign off on the deal, with the Argentine likely to move to Chelsea on an initial loan with an option to purchase


Also, AC Milan will hold talks next week with Chinese side Shenzhen over a transfer for Fabio Borini, reports Calciomercato.

The two sides have yet to agree to a fee for the Italian, and Milan hope that the talks will pave the way for a sale.

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Borini has made 12 total appearances for Milan this season, scoring one goal.