Date: 9th July 2021 at 1:30pm
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and AC are continuing their regular contact with side Chelsea by battling it out for midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

have already seemingly sealed a deal for Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud, but now they wish to bring the ex- midfielder to the Stadio as well.

As for Napoli, they are also in talks with Chelsea over the signing of for their left-back slot but Chelsea’s €20 million demands are proving hard to meet.

As has been reported by the print edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport, new boss Luciano has made it clear to that he wants a deal for Bakayoko tied up soon so he can make him part of the pre-season plans.

Bakayoko has spent time on loan at both clubs in the past so it is unclear who he would choose if they both made an appropriate proposal to Chelsea.