AC Milan loan midfielder Manuel Locatelli to Sassuolo

AC Milan have loaned Manuel Locatelli to Sassuolo, who will be obliged to make the move permanent next summer.

The 20-year-old midfielder, who came through the youth ranks with the Rossoneri but struggled to hold down a regular starting berth in their team last term, will look to add to his 48 Serie A outings at the Emilia-Romagna club.

The Italy Under-21 international could make his debut against Milan's city rivals Inter on the opening day of the Serie A season next Sunday evening.