English champions Chelsea FC has completed the signing of french international midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko from french champions, AS Monaco in a deal worth £40m.
The 22 year-old becomes Antonio Conte’s second signing of the transfer window after the acquisition of German defender, Antonio Rudiger from AS Roma.
Bakayoko who was instrumental for AS Monaco as they won the Ligue 1 title,signed a five years contract with the Blues and has been issued the number 14 jersey.
He said: "I am very happy to be here and to join this great team. I have grown up watching Chelsea.
Signing was the natural thing for me because it is a club I loved very much in my childhood.
I am now looking forward to evolving under this fantastic coach [Antonio Conte] and alongside so many great team-mates."