Tiemoue Bakayoko

Born: August 17, 1994 (age 22)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Paris, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Chelsea
Career History
Youth2008-2013Rennes
Senior2013-2014Rennes
2014-2017AS Monaco
2017-Chelsea
International2014-2016France Under-21s
2017-France
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Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Chelsea 'ready to spend £150m on three new players'
Chelsea are reportedly ready to spend £150m on bringing in three new signings before the transfer window shuts next month.
22:50
Poland's midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak scores a goal during the Euro 2016 Group D qualifying football match between Poland and the Republic of Ireland at the Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw on October 11, 2015.
Chelsea show interest in Paris Saint-Germain's Grzegorz Krychowiak?
Chelsea reportedly made contact with Paris Saint-Germain over the potential signing of midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak earlier this summer.
18:45
Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on August 29, 2015
Cesar Azpilicueta hails Chelsea's move for Alvaro Morata
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta suggests that Alvaro Morata's transfer to Stamford Bridge is the perfect move for both the club and player.
17:28
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich applauds from the stand the FA Cup third-round match against Scunthorpe United at Stamford Bridge on January 10, 2016
Gianluca di Marzio: 'Chelsea lead Richarlison race'
Respected Italian journalist Gianluca di Marzio says that Chelsea lead the race to sign Fluminense forward Richarlison this summer.
Jul 23, 16:54
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Antonio Conte reveals that new Chelsea signing could be imminent
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects to add to the recent signings of Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata with another new recruit in the next week.
Jul 23, 10:29
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27, 2017
Nemanja Matic 'closing on £50m Manchester United move'
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic reportedly nears a £50m move to Manchester United, where he will link-up with Jose Mourinho once again.
Jul 21, 20:22
Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Cesc Fabregas 'promised bigger role at Chelsea next season'
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has reportedly held a meeting with Cesc Fabregas to inform the midfielder that he has a bigger role to play at Stamford Bridge next season.
Jul 19, 17:04
Antonio Conte poses with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Antonio Conte signs new two-year contract at Chelsea
Antonio Conte signs a new two-year contract with Premier League champions Chelsea, ending talk of the Italian reportedly being unhappy with life at Stamford Bridge.
Jul 18, 21:38
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Report: Nemanja Matic agrees Juventus deal
Nemanja Matic reportedly agrees a deal to join Juventus this summer, but the Italian champions are not prepared to meet Chelsea's current asking price.
Jul 17, 17:48
Yannick Carrasco scores the equaliser during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Chelsea 'want Atletico Madrid's Yannick Ferreira Carrasco'
Chelsea could reportedly move for Atletico Madrid attacker Yannick Ferreira Carrasco ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
Jul 17, 12:12
Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko relishing N'Golo Kante link-up
Tiemoue Bakayoko says that he cannot wait to play alongside fellow Frenchman N'Golo Kante in Chelsea's midfield next season.
Jul 16, 22:41
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko happy to join "biggest English club"
New Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko believes that he has joined the "perfect" club after putting pen to paper on a five-year deal in West London.
Jul 16, 16:09
Roma's Radja Nainggolan in action against Juventus on May 14, 2017
Radja Nainggolan hints at new Roma contract amid links to Manchester United
Rumoured Manchester United target Radja Nainggolan hints that he will remain at Roma for the long term after holding talks with the club on Saturday afternoon.
Jul 16, 10:43
Antonio Conte poses with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Report: Antonio Conte stalling on signing new Chelsea deal
A report claims that Chelsea have offered Antonio Conte a four-year deal worth £9.6m a year, but a breakthrough has yet to be reached in discussions.
Jul 16, 09:34
Juventus's Alex Sandro and West Ham United's Martin Samuelson in a pre-season friendly on August 7, 2016
Chelsea target Alex Sandro 'close to signing new Juventus contract'
Juventus full-back Alex Sandro is reportedly on the verge of signing a new deal with the club, snubbing interest from Premier League champions Chelsea.
Jul 15, 22:03
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Gary Neville urges Manchester United to sign Nemanja Matic
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville believes that Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic would be a good signing for Jose Mourinho to make.
Jul 15, 20:40
Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Chelsea bring in Tiemoue Bakayoko from AS Monaco on five-year deal
Chelsea announce the arrival of Tiemoue Bakayoko from AS Monaco, handing the France international a five-year deal.
Jul 15, 16:50
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Sergio Aguero during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Chelsea 'agree £40m Tiemoue Bakayoko deal'
Chelsea agree a £40m deal for AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who will join the Blues before the end of the week, according to a report.
Jul 13, 09:53
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Jose Mourinho 'rules out Tiemoue Bakayoko move'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reportedly rules out a move for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in favour of players with Premier League experience.
Jul 12, 13:55
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Inter Milan 'make £35m bid for Nemanja Matic'
Inter Milan reportedly lodge a £35m bid for Chelsea midfielder and rumoured Manchester United target Nemanja Matic.
Jul 11, 13:23
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Chelsea 'hope to complete signing of Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko this week'
Chelsea are reportedly confident of signing Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko by the end of this week.
Jul 10, 19:54
Monaco's French midfielder Thomas Lemar (L) vies with Rennes' French defender Ludovic Baal (R) during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Rennes (SRFC) on October 4, 2015 at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco.
Arsenal 'to return with improved bid for Thomas Lemar'
Arsenal are reportedly willing to return with a third improved bid of £45m for AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar.
Jul 9, 13:29
Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Manchester United 'eye Tiemoue Bakayoko swoop'
A report claims that Manchester United are lining up an approach for AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who has been strongly linked with Chelsea.
Jul 9, 11:02
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Antonio Conte 'brings close ally Davide Mazzotta on board'
A report claims that Antonio Conte has added to his backroom staff by recruiting Davide Mazzotta, as Chelsea chiefs attempt to keep him happy at Stamford Bridge.
Jul 8, 18:25
England midfielder Eric Dier in action during his side's international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Report: Manchester United ponder fresh bid for midfielder Eric Dier
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly bracing themselves for a £50m bid from Manchester United for Eric Dier, as the Red Devils pull out of their attempt to land Nemanja Matic.
Jul 8, 10:24
Alvaro Morata of Spain celebrates scoring in the Euro 2016 match against Turkey on June 17, 2016
Report: Chelsea turn to Alvaro Morata, Andrea Belotti in search for new striker
Chelsea have been forced to turn to either Alvaro Morata or Andrea Belotti after being snubbed by Manchester United-bound striker Romelu Lukaku, according to a report.
Jul 7, 13:32
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Antonio Conte considering Chelsea future?
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte will reportedly consider his future at the club if they miss out on the signing of Everton forward Romelu Lukaku.
Jul 7, 09:44
Dortmund's midfielder Julian Weigl and Schalke's midfielder Leon Goretzka vie for the ball during the German first division football Bundesliga match Borussia Dortmund vs FC Schalke 04 on November 8, 2015, 2015 in Dortmund, western Germany.
Manchester United 'to turn to Borussia Dortmund's Julian Weigl'
Borussia Dortmund's Julian Weigl emerges as a rumoured target for Manchester United, as they look further down their transfer wishlist for midfield options.
Jul 6, 11:36
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Nicky Butt impressed with Nemanja Matic's ability amid Manchester United interest
Nicky Butt believes that Nemanja Matic would be a good addition to Manchester United's squad if he were to move from Chelsea.
Jul 5, 16:42
Chelsea's John Terry and Kurt Zouma celebrate after the 4-3 victory over Watford on May 15, 2017
John Terry: 'Chelsea must show more faith in youngsters'
Former Chelsea defender John Terry insists that the club have got many youngsters who are "ready" to step into the first team if given a chance by Antonio Conte.
Jul 4, 13:30
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Burnley on April 15, 2017
Antonio Conte 'willing to pay £100m for striker Romelu Lukaku'
A report claims that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is keen to push through a move for striker Romelu Lukaku, even if it means paying Everton £100m.
Jul 3, 20:20
Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli following their 1-0 defeat to West Ham United on May 5, 2017
Chelsea eyeing up audacious bid for rival midfielder Dele Alli?
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli could be made the subject of a huge £80m bid by Chelsea, according to a report in the Spanish press.
Jul 2, 20:48
Antonio Rudiger in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Chelsea 'want to complete triple deal'
A report claims that Chelsea want to complete a £125m triple deal to bring Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and Alex Sandro to Stamford Bridge over the next week.
Jun 30, 19:57
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko 'undergoes Chelsea medical ahead of £35m move from AS Monaco'
A report claims that Tiemoue Bakayoko has just a few minor details to agree with Chelsea before finalising a £35m switch from French champions AS Monaco.
Jun 28, 22:35
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Mario Melchiot baffled by Nemanja Matic to Manchester United rumours
Mario Melchiot says that Chelsea could live to regret selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United.
Jun 27, 12:13
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27, 2017
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic is Manchester United's 'third-choice target'
Manchester United reportedly place Chelsea's Nemanja Matic as third priority in their midfield wishlist.
Jun 27, 09:26
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Manchester United close to signing Nemanja Matic from Chelsea?
Manchester United are reportedly closing in on the signing of Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic, who could cost in the region of £40m.
Jun 26, 10:24
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Report: Chelsea on verge of signing Alex Sandro, Tiemoue Bakayoko
Chelsea are on the brink of securing the double signing of Juventus left-back Alex Sandro and AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, according to reports.
Jun 25, 22:55
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko 'prefers Antonio Conte to Jose Mourinho'
AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is intent on linking up with Antonio Conte at Chelsea, according to a report.
Jun 24, 14:59
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Ray Wilkins questions Chelsea's rumoured Tiemoue Bakayoko interest
Ray Wilkins is unsure why Chelsea are willing to spend in excess of £30m on AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko when they have Nathaniel Chalobah in their squad.
Jun 23, 14:38



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