Tiemoue Bakayoko thanks new teammate after completing £40m move to Chelsea

Posted on July 15 2017 , at 12:24 pm
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  • He won the French league title with Monaco last season.

Now a Blue

Premier League champions, Chelsea completed the signing of French midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko, earlier today for a reported £40m fee.

And the midfielder has thanked the club’s Belgian striker, Michy Batshuayi, for making the move possible.

Both players had exchanged a series of emoji-laden tweets late on Thursday, hinting at the deal almost being done at the time.

Tiemoue Bakayoko
Chelsea paid £40m for the midfielder

‘Thanks to my agent,’ Bakayoko wrote to Batshuayi on Twitter after completing the move.

Bakayoko was part of the Monaco team that beat Paris Saint-Germain to the French Ligue 1 title last season.

He also helped the club reach the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League semi-finals.

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