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Reports: Chelsea Closing In On First Signing

Chelsea stars, Diego Costa and Eden Hazard have been linked with exits in the transfer window, but the Blues are reportedly close to making their first big-money signing.

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According to the Daily Mail, Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko is due in London over the weekend to complete a move to Stamford Brdige.

Meanwhile, French publication, L'Equipe claim Monaco and Chelsea are close to reaching an agreement for a fee, which is believed to be around €40million.

It is believed that Antonio Conte is a big fan of the big French midfielder, who attracted interest from the likes of Manchester United and Manchester City.

Despite interest from other clubs, the Daily Mail claim Bakayoko is determined to join the Premier League champions.

The 22-year-old made 32 appearances as Monaco went on to lift the Ligue 1 title for the first time in 17 years.

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