Marco van Ginkel is not looking to cut his stay at AC Milan short and return to Chelsea in January, according to his agent.
The Dutch midfielder joined the Serie A giants on loan over the summer after returning from a serious knee injury – which ended his debut season with the Blues after just a handful of outings.
But the switch to Italy has not yet proven to be a successful one so far, with Van Ginkel having barely managed any playing time under Filippo Inzaghi.
Both the player and Chelsea were thought to be looking at the possibility of cutting the stay short, but the 21-year-old’s agent, Karel Jensen, says that a swift move back to west London is not what his client wants:
“I never said Van Ginkel wanted to go back to Chelsea. The only thing on his mind is fighting for a place at Milan.” He is quoted by the London Evening Standard.
Van Ginkel is thought to be seen as one for the future at Stamford Bridge, but with the likes of Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic available to Jose Mourinho, the youngster may have to wait for his first-team chance.