Tiemoue Bakayoko is expected to go through medial in London and to complete £35 million transfer to Chelsea. The Premier League champions identified the Monaco’s 22-year-old defensive midfielder as a priority player to sign this summer.
The Bakayoko’s arrival at Chelsea, the Blues will allow Nemanja Matic to leave the club. It is believed that he is in Jose Mourinho’s list for defensive midfielders and his ned likely destination is Old Trafford. in a deal that would worth around £40 million.
Bakayoko should be the first of 4 or 5 players, Antonio Conte ants to bring to Chlase this summer and to prepare a team that would compete successfully for the Champions League and Premier League next season. The next player to come to Stamford Bridge would be the Juventus wing-back Alex Sandro.
Tiemoue Bakayoko is expected to cost the Bluee around £35 million, artier fee which makes him the most expensive defensive midfielder that Chelsea has ever signed.
“He wins a lot of balls, brings balance to the team. He passes the ball well and wins his duels. That is Bakayoko’s role”, this is how the Monaco’s manager Leonardo Jardim explained the player’s tole in his team. Despite being a defensive midfielder Bakayoko has scored 3 goals in 63 games played for the Monegasque team.
Didier Deschamps, who has awarded the player’s performances for Monaco by calling him to the French national team said that Bakayoko is a versatile box-to-box midfielder who contributes a lot when his team is in attack. “He’s good for winning the ball, he’s capable of going forward and scoring decisive goals, he is a complete midfielder”, explained the France’s manager.
Manchester City know something about Bakayoko abilities to score goals, as they got kicked out of the Champions League last year by Monaco, thanks for his header.
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