AC Milan send Locatelli on loan to Sassuolo

Sassuolo has announced the loan signing of Manuel Locatelli and the Serie A side has an obligation to buy the midfielder from AC Milan.

AC Milan midfielder Manuel Locatelli   -  Getty Images

AC Milan's Manuel Locatelli has completed a loan move to Sassuolo, who have an obligation to purchase the midfielder.

Locatelli burst on to the scene as a teenager with a wondergoal in a 1-0 Serie A defeat of Juventus in October 2016.

But the 20-year-old started only five league games in the 2017-18 season and has been allowed to leave by coach Gennaro Gattuso.

Sassuolo is reported to have paid €2million to loan Locatelli, while the permanent deal to be completed next year is said to be worth €12m.