Chelsea in Talks to Sign Star Midfielder for €48million

Chelsea won 30 out of 38 games to win the Premier League title under the management of Antonio Conte and now the Italian boss wants to further improve the quality of his team in the summer transfer window.
According to reports (Independent), the Blues are in talks to sign French international and Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko in a deal worth 42 million pounds (€48million).
In the recently concluded campaign, the former Juventus boss mainly utilized the likes of Kante and Matic in his midfield and the duo performed brilliantly.
Matic has been Chelsea’s main defensive midfielder since re-joining the club back in January 2014. However, the situation could change if Bakayoko ends up joining the Stamford Bridge club.
The 22-year-old Les Bleus star was fantastic for Monaco in their title winning campaign. Tiemoue featured in 32 league games, scored 2 goals and provided 1 assist and he will likely partner compatriot Kante in Chelsea’s midfield if he moves.
In such a scenario, Independent claim that Nemanja may look to leave the London based club and he could end up joining Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho, who is a keen admirer of the Serbian international.
The former Benfica midfielder featured in 40 games (all competitions) for the Blues last season. Apart from effectively performing his defensive duties, Matic was productive in the attacking third as well. He directly contributed in 11 goals (2 goals and 9 assists).
He will turn 29 in August. In your opinion, should Conte sign Bakayoko to replace a proven PL star like Matic?

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