Fabrizio Romano says £110k-a-week Chelsea player will leave, loan talks ongoing

Forgotten Chelsea man Tiemoue Bakayoko will reportedly leave Stamford Bridge this summer.

Well-respected journalist Fabrizio Romano has claimed on his Twitter that the 26-year-old will exit during the summer transfer window. 

Apparently, Italian club Fiorentina want to sign him and are in talks over a loan deal. However, his salary could be an issue. 

Bakayoko, who earns £110,000-a-week, spent the entire 2020/21 season out on loan with Serie A club Napoli.


He’s being tipped with a return to Italian football, but Fiorentina will need to arrange a deal.

The French central midfielder still has one year remaining on his contract with Chelsea, and it looks like he’ll spent it out on loan.

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If possible, Chelsea should sell Tiemoue Bakayoko

It might not be easy finding a buyer, but Chelsea should try find someone to take Bakayoko on a permanent basis. The Blues risk losing him on a free transfer next.

He joined Chelsea back in 2017 after being a key player for Monaco. Unfortunately, he never really got going in English football. 

The defensive midfielder struggled to leave a positive impression during 43 club appearances for Chelsea, and it will be a major shock if we see him play for the club again.

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