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Manchester City lining up Fabinho; could block Tiemoué Bakayoko departure

Any summer departure of Fabinho from AS Monaco will likely block Tiemoué Bakayoko from leaving the club too, according to L’Équipe.

The Brazilian right-back come defensive midfielder has a gentleman’s agreement with Monaco Vice President Vasilyev to leave the club this summer should he desire, after being close to exiting at the end of last season.

Despite Tiemoué Bakayoko’s interest in moving to Chelsea, any deal for the former Rennes man will almost certainly be blocked if Fabinho exits the Principality, according to the French daily.

Manchester City are named as a likely suitor for the Brazilian, and remain in the hunt…

 

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