Milan police have defended themselves within the face of photos appearing Tiemoue Bakayoko being searched at gunpoint, pronouncing the hunt was once essential given a deadly scenario going down on the time.
The incident involving the AC Milan midfielder, who’s on mortgage from Chelsea, took place two weeks in the past, however a video of it went viral on Monday after being posted on Twitter.
AC Milan mentioned on Monday that the hunt happened after a capturing within the within sight space at the moment, with police issuing a commentary to Reuters to give an explanation for their movements.
“It must be famous that the hunt happened in an operational context that justified the adoption of the absolute best safety features,” the commentary learn.
“Additionally as a serve as of self-protection, and [it] was once performed in a way completely in line with the kind of alarm in growth.
“As soon as the individual were recognized and [it had been] established that he was once now not concerned, the provider was once resumed with none more or less statement from the individual involved.”
Bakayoko, 27, joined Milan on a two-year mortgage ultimate summer season, having additionally spent the 2018-19 marketing campaign on the San Siro.
He made 14 appearances in Serie A final time period as Milan received their first league name in 11 years.