In pictures: Bolivia’s ex-leader Morales returns from exile

first_imgMr Morales stepped down in November 2019 after the chief of the army urged him to resign as mass protests over allegations of vote rigging in the presidential election intensified.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img

Monaco’s Bakayoko Close to Chelsea Switch

first_imgChelsea is close to signing midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from French champions Monaco.Blues manager Antonio Conte has identified France international Bakayoko as a player who can strengthen the Premier League champions’ squad.Talks have taken place and the transfer – which would be Chelsea’s first of the summer – could be completed this week.Bakayoko, 22, was part of the Monaco squad that reached the Champions League semi-finals last season.He joined the club from Ligue 1 rivals Rennes in 2014 and made his France debut in a friendly defeat by Spain in March this year.Juventus and Brazil wing-back Alex Sandro is also thought to be a target for Conte, and the Blues have been linked with re-signing Everton’s Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku and Southampton and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, who Liverpool apologised for approaching earlier this month.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more