In another Era, we could have been talking about Radamel Falcao’s move to the Premier League but it is Tiemou Bakayoko who has reportedly agreed terms with Chelsea.
Bakayoko scored the goal that sent Manchester City out of the Champions League. The performances of this 22 year old has caught the eye of Conte, Mourinho and Wenger alike. In a three way battle to secure his services might just end up in Chelsea’s favor ahead of Manchester United and Arsenal.
Tutto Mercato has claimed that Bakayoko will join the Blues in a lucrative 5 year deal in a £35m move to Stamford Bridge. Conte plans to pair him with N’Golo Kante as Chelsea prepare for European football next season.
BREAKING TuttoMercato| Chelsea have won the race to sign Bakayoko after agreeing a £35m deal with Monaco. Bakayoko will pen 5 years. #CFC
— The Blues (@LondonIsBlue12) March 26, 2017
Bakayoko has made 26 appearances for Monaco this season and has taken the Ligue 1 by storm. He is valued at €7,50m by Transfermkt and his contract expires in 2019.
— That Legend Sergi! (@Am_Sharhabeel) March 17, 2017