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Liverpool join the race for Tiemoué Bakayoko

AS Monaco’s 22-year-old central midfielder Tiemoué Bakayoko appears poised to leave the club this summer, with four major clubs currently in active discussions with the player’s entourage, according to RMC.

The four sides are Chelsea and Manchester United, who have been in the race for the player from the very start, and PSG and Liverpool, who have initiated talks in recent week’s with the former Rennes man’s entourage.

All four sides are in continuous talks for the player, however the two sides who currently lead the race are Manchester United and Chelsea. José Mourinho and Antonio Conte have both made Bakayoko a summer transfer window priority.

Liverpool and Jürgen Klopp appreciate the player’s style, with PSG having also positioned themselves.

Chelsea are preparing a €45m offer for Bakayoko which they are expected to lodge imminently.


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