Bakayoko has struggled to impress during his loan spell.
But he says: “I took my time, taking small steps forward, knowing it wouldn't be easy.
“I think that in the last few matches, the people have seen a very good Bakayoko: now I can only improve.
“Kessie helps me a lot. He's very kind but all my other teammates are close to me too. In the last month, I've been close to everyone, including Leonardo, Maldini and Gattuso.
“Because of this, I've been able to show what I can do in training and matches: they expect a lot from me, it's normal. Now I hope we can all keep growing together.
“I haven't become stronger in a month. I was the same player when I first arrived. Simply put, I now feel better in the team.
“I'm storing tactical information more easily and I understand my position on the field better. I feel more at ease than a few weeks ago.
“I needed to play and now I'm finally taking off. I can improve even more, I'm only 24 and I have all the time in world to develop further."