Mourinho calls AC Milan chief to push through loan deal for Chelsea man

first_img Marco van Ginkel AC Milan are set to sign Chelsea youngster Marco van Ginkel after Jose Mourinho made a phone call to the Italian side’s CEO to ensure the deal goes ahead, according to reports.The Dutch international joined Chelsea last summer but suffered an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury that sidelined him for the majority of the season.The 21-year-old has returned to full fitness but may be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge on loan to aid his development, with the San Siro looking his most likely destination.It had been reported that the deal was on the verge of collapse but Gazzetta dello Sport claim that Mourinho telephoned Adriano Galliani to resurrect the move.“It was a pleasure to hear from him again,” Galliani was quoted as saying. “I’ve always had respect for him and this conversation just confirmed it for me.” 1last_img read more