Since last year, one impressive player Chelsea and Manchester United have been trying to get is Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko.
And right now according to new reports, premier league champions-elect Chelsea are confident that they can beat other competitors like Manchester United to the defensive midfielder’s signature.
The Stamford Bridge club are closing in on the Premier League title and will definitely need more quality in their squad as they get set to return back to the Champions League next season.
And apart from being obviously sure of signing at least one powerful striker at the end of the season, the former Juventus boss is also looking into his midfield department. Even though he has superb midfielders – Kante, Matic, Fabregas – Conte is set to add more options to the crucial department.
Bakayoko’s superb performances at Monaco this season has seen him linked with a couple of top clubs across Europe. They were knocked out of the Champions League semi-final by Serie A giants Juventus on Tuesday, and the club will definitely struggle to keep hold of many of their players.
The Stamford Bridge club are reportedly stepping up their efforts to sign Bakayoko for around £30million, and they desire bringing him over to west London this summer.
It was added that Chelsea are leading the chase for the 22-year-old and he might ignore others like Man United for Conte’s side.