Chelsea announce Tiemoue Bakayoko
Chelsea have completed the signing of Bakayoko from AS Monaco for a reported fee of €35 million, signing a five-year contract.
The 22-year-old French midfielder has been linked with the Blues for weeks now and is expected to partner with N’Golo Kante in their midfield.
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Bakayoko is highly rated around Europe and was instrumental in Monaco’s Ligue 1 title as well as their extraordinary run to the Champions League semi-finals. He would make an excellent upgrade to Nemanja Matic if he were to leave.