Tiemoue Bakayoko inspired by Chelsea legends Drogba and Makelele

Thought Antonio Conte Would Be Like This And He Is – Chelsea New Boy

Thought Antonio Conte Would Be Like This And He Is – Chelsea New Boy

Bakayoko met manager Antonio Conte and some of his new team-mates on a trip to Cobham ahead of completing his move.

Bakayoko was a key figure for Monaco as they won the French title and reached the Champions League semi-finals last season, scoring the goal that eliminated Manchester City in the last 16 of the competition.

I have grown up watching Chelsea.

Let's see what happens.

The 28-year-old has been told by Conte that he is not in his plans for next season, and the Spain global has made no secret of his desire to rejoin his former club in the Spanish capital.

"I am very happy and proud for me, my family and the people who have been following me for a very long time". And he told reporters in Tokyo his reasons for joining the Premier League champions. But we have to prepare ourselves in the best way because now is the time to get the oxygen for when we need it during the season, so now is the time to work hard and rest well.

Bakayoko, the official Chelsea website.

Ramires, signed from Benfica for £18m in the summer of 2010, has one of the more interesting Chelsea legacies. "When he arrived at Monaco I wasn't a very, very good player, but I had discussions with him, he gave me advice, and he allowed me to play my style of football more simply".

Wantaway Chelsea striker Diego Costa has further forced the issue of his impending departure from Stamford Bridge after he was pictured partying in an Atletico Madrid top.

'Yes, Makelele helped me greatly.

'He is definitely an example I wish to follow, be it the footballer or the person himself.

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