Chelsea Closing in on AS Monaco Star Tiemoue Bakayoko


Premier League champions Chelsea are edging closer to signing highly-rated AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Blues manager has identified France international holding midfielder as a player who can improve the title winning side in their bid to defend the trophy next year.

According to BBC, talks between two sides are in advanced stages and a deal for Bakayoko could be completed this week.

The 22-year-old is likely to put an end to Nemanja Matic’s stay with Chelsea and could end up sending the Serbia midfielder over to Manchester United where he would be reunited with his former manager Jose Mourinho.

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