- Chelsea have made Tiemoue Bakayoko their second signing of the summer
- The French midfielder made the move to the Blues from Monaco
- The 22-year-old was heavily linked with a move to rivals Manchester United
Chelsea have completed the signing of French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko on a 5-year deal for a fee of around £35million from Monaco.
The Blues posted via their official twitter handle: "Welcome to Chelsea, @TimoeB08! #BakasBlue"
The France international arrived at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground in the early hours of Friday, July 14 as he completed his medical at the club.
The France international will wear number 14 jersey for the Stamford Bridge side.
NAIJ.com understands that the 22-year-old was heavily linked with a move to rivals Manchester United
Bakayoko will join fellow Frenchman N’Golo Kante in Chelsea's new midfield pairing for next season.
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The dynamic midfielder made 46 league and cup appearances in a title-winning season, also helping Monaco to the Champions League semi-finals.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that Chelsea signed German defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma.
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