AS Monaco have announced that former midfielder, Tiemoué Bakayoko, has returned to the club on loan from Chelsea.
The French club made the announcement in a statement released on their official website on Sunday.
The statement reads in part: “AS Monaco is pleased to announce the arrival of Tiemoué Bakayoko (25 years old) from Chelsea. The midfielder arrives on loan for a season, with an option to buy.
“Trained in Rennes where he made his debut in Ligue 1 in 2013, Tiemoué Bakayoko broke out under the colors of AS Monaco by achieving an excellent season 2016/2017 on the individual level (more than 50 matches) and history for the club who won its 8th title of France Champion in 2017 and reached the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League after a remarkable run.”
Commenting on his return to Monaco, Bakayoko said: “I am very happy to come back to AS Monaco, a club with which I keep fantastic memories.
“Since 2017, I had the opportunity to have two very good experiences with Chelsea and Milan. I hope to be able to integrate as quickly as possible, in an environment that I already know, and especially with the desire to bring to the group what I know how to make a good season.”