Chelsea closes in on deal

CHELSEA – Chelsea Football Club is close to signing Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Bakayoko will have a medical this week and if all goes well, he may travel with the rest of Chelsea squad to China and Singapore next Monday.

Bakayoko’s scheduled medical has been delayed until this week because he had minor knee surgery at the end of last season.

Bakayoko, 22, helped Monaco win the French title last season for the first time in 17 years.

His arrival is likely to pave the way for Nemanja Matic to leave.Manchester United.

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