Saturday, 15 July 2017

Tiemoue Bakayoko Joins Chelsea From Monaco

Bakayoko Joins Chelsea

Premier League Champions Chelsea have completed the signing of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

The 22 year old has signed a 5 year contract with the club, his transfer fee is reported to be around £40 million.

Bakayoko is Conte's third summer signing joining Willy Caballero and Antonio Rudiger at the club.

The 22 year old had a fantastic last season at Monaco helping the club beat PSG to the Ligue 1 title and also reaching the Champions League semi-finals.

He told Chelsea's official website : "I am very happy to be here and to join this great team. I have grown up watching Chelsea. Signing was the natural thing for me because it is a club I loved very much in my childhood.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is still searching for a new striker after with Diego Costa keen on a move to Athletico Madrid.


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