Sevilla in talks for Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 19/07/2018

Sevilla is in talks with Chelsea for midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, according to report in Spanish media.

The La Liga outfit has made contact with the Frenchman in the past week after being made available by the Chelsea.

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wants to offload Bakayoko this summer as former Monaco is surplus to requirement at the Stamford outfit.

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Estadio Deportivo says Sevilla have made contact with the Blues about taking Bakayoko on a season-long loan.

Sevilla fullback Sebastien Corchia describes the Frenchman "as a very strong player, but he has a lot of technique for his power, he can defend well and he gets up to score goals, he is a complete player.

"We are going to see what can happen, I have seen the internet but I do not know what can happen.

"He is a great player and would be a great signing."