Tiemoue Bakayoko has finally completed his move to Chelsea as the 22-year-old’s five-year deal was confirmed today.
The French international has thanked new team-mate Michy Batshuayi for helping to make the deal happen.
Bakayoko and Batshuayi caused media frenzy as they swapped a series of emoji-laden tweets late on Thursday, hinting that the deal could soon go through.
He took to twitter to thank Batshuayi for his hand in helping the deal become a done one.
— T.Bakayoko14 (@TimoeB08) July 15, 2017
“Thanks to my agent @mbatshuayi,” Bakayoko wrote on Twitter.
He also added: “I would like to say thank you to all my fans and followers for your kind words throughout this journey – as you know, I love championships!
“As a Ligue 1 champion, I am even more determined to win as many championships as I can with my dream team Chelsea. I am pleased to represent the Blues!
“Thank you, yours truly, TB.”