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Conte meets Bakayoko in training as he finally completes £40m Chelsea move

Conte meets Bakayoko in training as he finally completes £40m Chelsea move

Costa then responded to his fellow Spanish global, who is gearing up for next season with the Blues, by telling him to "give Costa a hug".

Tiemoue Bakayoko has signed up with Chelsea from Monaco and also end up being the club's second-most pricey signing of all time.

English soccer champions Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco for a fee believed to be £40million.

Matic is also reportedly being monitored by Juventus and Inter Milan of Serie A, which would be a favorable destination for Chelsea to sell the Serbian to after the team felt it was hijacked in signing striker Romelu Lukaku - who wound up at Manchester United.

Given that Kante went on to sweep virtually every individual award while propelling the Blues to the Premier League title last season, it's safe to say expectations for Bakayoko at Stamford Bridge will be high. Bakayoko burst onto the scene with Monaco and now represents France on the worldwide level.

"I played in Italy and I spoke with a couple of teammates - for example [Daniele] De Rossi - and he told me a lot about Antonio Conte and [his quality] is visible".

Sevilla seal deal to sign Nolito from Manchester City
Manchester City forward Nolito will have a medical at Sevilla after the clubs agreed a deal for the Spain worldwide . Sevilla claim to have reached an agreement with Manchester City for Spanish forward Nolito.

The France global also spoke of his early impressions of Chelsea, his initial dealings with boss Antonio Conte and the prospect of linking up with Les Bleus teammate N'Golo Kante on a regular basis.

The 24-year-old Spanish worldwide is now in Los Angles with Madrid on their pre-season tour and Zinedine Zidane is keen to keep him at the club for next season.

"I thought I would find a very good coach trying to push the players to the best level, and I found it".

With plenty of time until deadline day, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League's top clubs in our round-up below.

They have made an initial bid of £28million to sign the Brazilian.


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