Tiemoue Bakayoko set to complete Chelsea move - but what will he bring?

Nemanja Matic

Juventus are believed to have their eyes on Nemanja Matic

- Atalanta sensation Alejandro 'Papu' Gomez will sign an extension with the club, reports Sky Sport Italia's Gianluca Di Marzio. He might not be the best in Europe in terms of ability, but he offers all the attributes Mourinho wants.

Juventus are preparing to join Manchester United in a bidding war for Chelsea midfielder NEMANJA MATIC, says the Daily Mail.

But Bakayoko's tweet upon arrival in England sent some Chelsea fans into a panic as Twitter tracked the player's location to Manchester.

Bakayoko's scheduled medical has been delayed until this week because he had minor knee surgery at the end of last season. Abramovich may have a bottomless pit of money when it comes to bankrolling Chelsea, but as the Lukaku to United move exemplifies, sometimes cash isn't enough.

- Newcastle are trying to finalise an £8.5m deal for Norwich midfielder Jacob Murphy, 22, although Southampton and Crystal Palace are also in the running to sign him.

He flourished at Benfica, was named Portuguese Player of the Year and reached the Europa League final, where they were beaten by Chelsea.

The Bianconeri have made a top class central midfielder their No.1 priority this summer. The Croatian winger has been under United's radar for a long time and the club now tabled a bid of £40 million for the Inter ace. Matic has the attributes Mourinho is looking for and whilst he lacks a certain wow factor, he's a reliable player that will get his job done without making a fuss.

Marca: City are one of four clubs ready to pay the £27m release clause for Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez.

In a rejuvenated Matic, however, he would be acquiring a player with the mentality and experience he craves.

Increasingly, a move for Fabinho is surely becoming increasingly likely.

Another said: "Jose hijacked his plane from London to Manchester".

Arsene Wenger is targeting Toulouse's 18-year-old Burkina Faso-born stopper Alban Lafont as Petr Cech's replacement.

Bakayoko is set to become Chelsea's third summer signing following Willy Caballero and Antonio Rudiger, who joined in a £34m deal from Roma last Sunday.

Chelsea have reportedly agreed a £40m deal for AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

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