Tiemoue Bakayoko: Chelsea star reunites with Gattuso as he joins Napoli on loan

Tiemoue Bakayoko: Chelsea star reunites with Gattuso as he joins Napoli on loan

- Tiemoue Bakayoko joined Chelsea in 2017 but has been on loan in the last two seasons

- The 26-year-old has left the Stamford Bridge club yet again on loan to Napoli

- Bakayoko reunites with former boss Gattuso who he played under at AC Milan

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Tiemoue Bakayoko has left Chelsea to join Italian giants Napoli on loan as he reunites with his former boss Gennaro Gattuso who was in charge at AC Milan during the player’s stint at the club in 2018/2019 season.

Bakayoko arrived at Chelsea in 2017 and impressed under manager Antonio Conte making 43 appearances scoring 3 goals.

He was also in action for full 90 minutes helping the Blues defeat Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

The Frenchman was then loaned to AC Milan and he also spent last season on loan at Monaco where he made his name in football, as he featured 23 tiles getting a goal.

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“He now returns to Serie A, the league in which he made 31 appearances the season before last at the San Siro. The 26-year-old’s new loan club Napoli have won both of their opening league fixtures,” Chelsea said in a statement.

In the same vein, Ruben Loftus-Cheek made a race against time to move to newly-promoted Premier League Fulham on deadline day.

Tiemoue Bakayoko: Chelsea star reunites with Gennaro Gattuso as he joins Napoli on loan

Tiemoue Bakayoko reunites with Gattuso as he joins Napoli on loan. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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And the owner of the Cottagers Tony Khan believes the club have landed a world class midfielder in their ranks.

The 24-year-old has had limited playing time under Frank Lampard this season as the Englishman decided to join fellow London rivals on temporary basis.

This will be Loftus-Cheek's second loan spell away from Chelsea after spending the 2017-18 campaign on loan at Crystal Palace.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Amad Diallo is one of the lastest signings of Manchester United on deadline day from Serie A side Atalanta.

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The 18-year-old proved to be one of the hottest prospects in the game last season when he performed excellently well in the UEFA Youth League.

The exciting Ivorian winger has been noticed by United scouts since he was age 15 and the club have been monitoring his progress ever since.

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