Chelsea transfer news: Tiemoue Bakayoko v Nemanja Matic - comparing Conte's midfield optionsPosted on:July 03, 2017
With Tiemoue Bakayoko seemingly set to complete a £40million move to Chelsea from Monaco, some space needs to be created in the Blues midfield. The French international looks nailed on to replace the outgoing Nemanja Matic as the 28-year-old prepares to be reunited with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. But who offers more in the engine room of their side’s midfield? Bakayoko starred for Monaco en route to his side’s memorable run to the semi-finals of the Champions League and their first Ligue 1 triumph in 17 years.