The midfield powerhouse is on both Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho’s wishlist for the summer as they look to bolster their squads.
But Sky Sports journalist Guillem Balague claims Chelsea have reached an agreement with the player – and now just need to agree a fee with Monaco.
Bakayoko has been sensational for the Ligue 1 side this season and helped dump Manchester City out of the Champions League last week.
Monaco's Bakayoko has agreed personal terms with Chelsea. Next step is for Chelsea to pay Monaco more than anybody else for the midfielder pic.twitter.com/XgbvJKvNPD
— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) March 21, 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko has reportedly agreed terms with Chelsea
Tiemoue Bakayoko will move to Chelsea this summer if they can agree terms with Monaco
He scored the crucial third goal in the 3-1 after City had got back in the game.
Bakayoko replaced Paul Pogba in the France squad this week and looks on course to be another super star.
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Mourinho nearly made a move for the 22-year-old in January but opted to wait until the summer.
And it looks like they’ve missed out on his signature with champions-elect Chelsea set to win the race.