Chelsea close to signing midfielder, striker set to leave and more

Chelsea are close to signing Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £35m deal, according to Daily Mail. The France international was a key part of the Monaco side that won the Ligue 1 title last season. The 22-year-old is reportedly one of the players Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants to sign this summer. The report also claims that Bakayoko’s arrival at the West London club could lead the departure of Nemanja Matic. Manchester United are reportedly interested in a move for the Serbian.   Meanwhile, Ligue 1 side Lyon President Jean-Michel…

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Chelsea fans have found a new Didier Drogba [Tweets]

Chelsea fans think that they have found a new Didier Drogba in youngster Bertrand Traore. The 20-year-old striker scored the fifth goal for the Blues in the 5-1 FA Cup thrashing of Man City on Sunday. He has also scored in his previous two appearances for the Blues, against MK Dons and Newcastle United. Incidentally, both of those games also ended in 5-1 victories for the West London Club. Chelsea fans have quickly latched onto the hype surrounding the Burkina Faso international and they believe that they have something special…

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Chelsea news: Hint made over Pogba’s future, while John Stones unsettled by speculation

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Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Juventus have dropped a major hint that reported Chelsea target Paul Pogba will be staying in Italy this summer, according to the Daily Express. The midfielder has asked to be given the legendary no. 10 shirt for the Old Lady next season, suggesting that he’s not thinking about a move. Everton boss Roberto Martinez has admitted that speculation linking John Stones with a move to Stamford Bridge has unsettled the defender, the Guardian report. When asked if the England international had been…

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