Tiemoue Bakayoko: Meet Chelsea's new general who was straightened out by Makelele

Tiemoue Bakayoko Chelsea

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Date of birth: Aug 17, 1994

Place of birth: Paris, France

Position: Central midfield

Former club(s): Rennes

Current club: Monaco (92 apps, 5 goals)

International: France (1 cap, 0 goals)

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Michael Yokhin

Michael Yokhin is a European football writer. In addition to FourFourTwo, he wrote for Guardian, BBC, ESPN, Blizzard, New York Times, Independent, 11Freunde, Josimar and others. He takes keen interest in leagues, teams and players that might be a bit out of the main focus in the mainstream media, and loves football history as well.