Milan Police Apologize to Chelsea Star after Harassing him in Public

Chelsea and former AS Monaco France playmaker Tiemoue Bakayoko have come out to speak on recent harassment from Italian AC Milan police. They said the police apologised to him after he was stopped as part of a search for a suspect involved in a shooting. The incident happened in Milan on 3 July but went viral after being shared on social media on Monday.

Chelsea Player Tiemoue Bakayoko Harashed by AC Milan Police

In the video, the former AC Milan player who is on loan from Chelsea was seen being searched by a policeman while two officers point a gun at a car. After a conversation between the officers, the Frenchman was released. The Chelsea player who is currently with French Ligue 1 side Marselle was harassed by the police. AC Milan police however said: “After a shootout in the area where the midfielder happened to be, the police started making checks.” 

Milan Police Apologize To Chelsea Star After Harassing Him In Public
Tiemoue Bakayoko being Harassed by AC Milan Police

The statement also said: “The player was stopped but as soon as the police verified that he had nothing to do with what happened, they apologised and let him go.” The 27-year-old joined AC Milan on a two-year loan last summer, having also spent the 2018-19 season at the San Siro. He made 18 appearances last season as the Rossoneri won Serie A.

The Frenchman signed for Chelsea from Monaco in 2017 for £40m and made 43 appearances for the club in his first season. He returned to Monaco on loan in August 2019 before switching to Napoli for a season-long loan in October 2020.

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