Striker arrives at club to officially complete Chelsea transfer.

Bertrand Traore has arrived in France to complete his move over to Lyon, Jean-Michel Aulas has now confirmed.

Bertrand Traore


Lyon Jean-Michel Aulas president has revealed thst the striker is now set to finalise his move away from Stamford Bridge after spending a season on loan over at Ajax.

Speaking to L’Equipe, Aulas didn’t reveal the fee that Lyon will be paying Chelsea, but it is believed to be somewhere in the region of £16.5 million.
"Nothing has been signed. But it is close. He arrived in Lyon, there is a little exclusive for you… I am going to return immediately after the assembly to talk with him and his brother David. With Chelsea, we are basically in agreement… I cannot speak about it (the fee), because it has not been entirely finalised".
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Traore endured a mixed season in the Eredivisie, playing a prominent role in the club’s Europa League campaign, that saw them reach the final of the competition.

The Burkina Faso international featured regularly during Guus Hiddink’s time at Stamford Bridge but Antonio Conte did not see him as part of his plans.

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