The year after that he was farmed out on loan, as per standard Stamford Bridge practices to Vitesse Arnhem before he was sold on to Benfica in 2011 as part of a cash (25 million Euros) + player swap for the flamboyant David Luiz.
According to reports on ESPN written by senior football writer Mark Ogden, Nemanja Matic's move to Manchester United is nearly a done deal and could be finished before the end of the week.
Matic is now in his second spell at Chelsea, having rejoined the West London club from Benfica in the 2014. They will have a more demanding season as they also compete in the Champions League.
It is expected that the defensive midfielder will team up with his fellow countryman N'Golo Kante in the heart of Chelsea's midfield.
Bakayoko has developed in to one of the best midfielders in French football since joining from Rennes three years ago and he played a starring role as the French outfit won their first Ligue 1 title since 2000. As a result, a move away from West London is on the cards for the Serbia global, and a possible reunion with Jose Mourinho is in the offing.
Juventus are still thought to be interested, and were heavily linked with a move for him last summer, but if Jose Mourinho does decide to try and sign Matic for a second time, a significant roadblock has now been removed.
However, the Express are citing a report from L'Equipe that claims Bakayoko has snubbed the interest from United in favour of a move to Chelsea as he wants to play under Antonio Conte.
Main striker Chelsea Diego Costa before the closure of the summer transfer window may leave the club. Atletico are reluctant to pay more than £20m for a striker who was Chelsea's top-scorer last season.
Authorities have released a new dash cam footage of moments that transpired before Philando Castile's shooting took place in 2016. During the incident, Castile informed Yanez that he was legally carrying a gun after being pulled over for a broken tail light.
It is the eighteenth Pixar feature film and the third installment in the Cars film franchise, following Cars 2 (2011). With 55 percent positive reviews, the other new wide release was the shark-diving horror thriller " 47 Meters Down ".
Two service games later and Cilic was celebrating his progression, converting the second match point to reach Sunday's showpiece. The 4th-seeded Cilic will play Feliciano Lopez or Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's title match at the Wimbledon warm-up event.
South and North Korea are still formally at war, as no peace treaty was ever signed after the Korean War of 1950-1953. Among Jong-hwan's ideas are a women's hockey team comprised of both North and South Koreans to compete in the Games.
Residents are to be evacuated from five council tower blocks over fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. A total of 79 people are either dead or missing presumed dead as a result of the Kensington blaze, according to police.
I was really happy to have been called up, and now I've received my playing time and scored too, " he said. Chile had a good win in their first game against Cameroon and it looks like this team is full of quality.
Louis Post-Dispatch reported . "The officers backed off but continued to follow the path of the vehicle", Interim St. Two of the actual suspects were apprehended and taken into custody after allegedly exchanging fire with police.
The lawsuit points to a tweet Trump posted on May 12 that suggested he had recordings of his conversations with Comey. The strategy is an acknowledgment of Trump's lack of policy prowess, and White House aides are aware of that.
Smoke on the Water: Images of Castaic Lake Wildfire
The ranks of firefighting personnel grew to more than 450 and on Sunday morning found themselves busy putting out "hotspots". Almost 400 firefighters and five aircraft are working on getting full containment of the fire on Monday.
Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Ronaldo was accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities recently, which is also said to have added to his unhappiness at Real. Portugal coach Fernando Santos backed his player when queried over Ronaldo refusing to take questions on his club future.
Kvitova, Barty into Birmingham semis
The second set was barely underway at 1-0 before Safarova conceded the match with her leg causing her too many problems. In the second set though Barty's range of shots and her ability to slice and dice undid the Spaniard quite effectively.
Merrifield walk-off double caps four-run ninth for Royals
Kansas City scored four runs off Ryan Tepera , Aaron Loup and Jason Grilli in the bottom of the ninth inning for a walk-off win. NOTES: LF Steve Pearce returned to the Blue Jays lineup after being sidelined the previous two days with a bruised right knee.
Russian Federation has no information on Baghdadi's fate
There have been a number of previous reports of Baghdadi's death or him being critically injured by US-led coalition air strikes. The U.S Department of State has designated Baghdadi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT).
What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
Constand told her Cosby returned from the dinner table in his home that night and opened his hand to show her three blue pills. Cosby does not plan to testify, meaning the trial's outcome will likely hinge on whether jurors believe Constand's testimony.
Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods
Whole Foods shares had been trading at about US$65 in October 2013, but plunged to around US$27 in September of previous year . Last Friday, when Amazon announced the acquisition, shares of Walmart as well as Target , Kroger , and Costco all tumbled .
Verstappen leads FP2 of Azerbaijan F1
The third and final free practice session takes place at 11am (UK time ) on Saturday ahead of qualifying at 2pm. Elsewhere, Daniel Ricciardo was third in the sister Red Bull , with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen fourth.
Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads
The search engine chose to stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail free users for targeted advertisements later this year . Google does in fact sift through the contents of your Gmail, though starting soon, it will stop doing that.