Chelsea may lastly flog Tiemoue Bakayoko as Lyon ‘make contact’ with forgotten man over summer season switch
CHELSEA are lastly set to dump flop Tiemoue Bakayoko completely after Lyon made contact with the forgotten man, based on experiences.
The French midfielder, 26, has endured an horrendous spell at Stamford Bridge since his £40million transfer from Monaco in 2017.
Lyon have made contact with Tiemoue Bakayoko over a everlasting summer season switch, say reportsCredit: Rex
However now Bakayoko’s Blues hell may lastly be over with a everlasting return to Ligue 1 on the playing cards.
In response to switch guru Gianluca Di Marzio, Lyon have made contact over a possible summer season swoop.
In current seasons, Bakayoko has been loaned out to AC Milan, Monaco and Napoli.
Bakayoko is out of contract subsequent summer season and shall be eligible to go away on a free in July.
Chelsea are eager to tie him right down to a brand new contract to maintain his switch worth excessive.
However, as solely revealed by SunSport, Bakayoko has rejected the supply in a determined bid to pressure a transfer away from the Premier League this summer season.
That has alerted the eye of Lyon, who’re eager to bolster their midfield as they attempt to sustain with reigning champions Lille and Paris Saint-Germain – who signed Lionel Messi earlier this week.
Chelsea will demand simply £20m for Bakayoko – precisely half what they paid for him 4 years in the past.
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The French midfielder hasn’t performed competitively for the Blues since 2018.
Bakayoko solely featured for the Champions League winners throughout his debut season.
However after failing to rediscover his Monaco type in 29 Premier League matches, he was shipped off to Milan, Monaco and Napoli.
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