Connect with us


Tiemoue Bakayoko in Rome for medicals ahead of Napoli loan switch


Tiemoue Bakayoko


Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko arrived in Rome on Sunday for a medical ahead of a loan move to Napoli, according to multiple media reports in Italy.

The 26-year-old spent last season on loan at Ligue 1 side Monaco, having played for AC Milan during the 2018-2019 season, then coached by Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso.

MORE READING!  UCL: Real Madrid suffer shocking 3-2 home defeat against Shakhtar

Bakayoko, who joined Chelsea in 2017 after three seasons with Monaco, will undergo medical tests in the Italian capital before a one-season loan move.

Napoli are expected to take on two million euros ($2.3 million) of the player’s annual 3.5 million salary, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.

Bakayoko, who has one cap for France, will join up with his new teammates on Monday morning.

MORE READING!  Veratti, Paredes to miss PSG, Man Utd Champions League clash, says Tuchel