Here is your Chelsea morning digest on Friday, September 3.
Bakayoko doesn’t want Chelsea return
Tiemoue Bakayoko has expressed his desire to stay at AC Milan for years to come, as per sempremilan.
“I hope to stay here even after these two years on loan, everyone knows how attached I am to this club that I consider my home,” he said, as he spoke at a press conference.
“When you are at Milan you must always aim to the maximum, I will give my all to win as many trophies as possible.”
Blues end two-year scouting mission
Chelsea completed their third and final signing of the summer on transfer deadline day, and it’s been a long time coming.
According to a report from the Telegraph, Chelsea have been tracking Saul for ‘at least two years’ before sealing the loan move.
Now, despite reported interest from the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United, the reigning Champions League winners have got their man.
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Morocco’s manager makes strong Hakim Ziyech claim
Chelsea midfielder Hakim Ziyech has been blasted by his national team coach, Vahid Halilhodzic, following his surprise omission from the Morocco squad.
According to L’Equipe journalist Hanif Ben Berkane on Twitter, Halilhodzic said: “He hasn’t been disciplined in the last two rallies and has refrained from training.
“He didn’t look like a player from a national team fighting to qualify for the World Cup.”
Morocco’s manager continued by claiming that Ziyech has never had the right attitude when on international duty, and that he has even feigned injury in training before.
“For the first time in my coaching career, I saw a national team player who doesn’t want to train and claims to be injured, although tests have shown he can play.”
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