Chelsea have reportedly agreed on a deal for African forward Bertrand Traore.
Ligue 1 giants Lyon are closing in on a deal for Burkina Faso international star who has enjoyed a stunning 2016/17 season with Ajax scored 13-Goals as the Dutch giants reached the Europe League finals and finished second in the Eredivisie table.
According to reports in France, the 21-year-old front-man has agreed to terms with the Ligue 1 club and expected to sign for them on July 1.
Bertrand Traoré has given his agreement to join Lyon; negotiations continue with Chelsea over bonus structure https://t.co/cH2vWcNESV
— Get French Football (@GFFN) June 16, 2017
Hosts of European clubs have expressed interest in Traore in the last couple of months after African ace enjoyed a successful campaign with Dutch giants. However, it’s looking increasingly likely Lyon have won the race for Chelsea starlet.
Traore is undoubtedly a player with huge potential, but it seems that Premier League Champions are ready to let him leave the club permanently.
Meanwhile, another Chelsea starlet Nathan Ake could follow footsteps of African winger and sign for Bournemouth on permanent basis.
Eddie Howe has been a huge admirer of Dutch defender who has impressed him during his spell at vitality stadium.