Conte is also reportedly planning up to six signings this summer to strengthen his Chelsea squad for an assault on the Champions League and Premier League next season. The scenery has changed. Foot Mercato claim that the Premier League champions are in pole position to sign the France global ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool, and the 22-year-old will personally speak with the Chelsea manager before completing his transfer to Stamford Bridge.
Bakayoko has been a revelation since joining Monaco from Rennes in 2014 with midfielder playing a key role in helping Leonardo Jardim's side win the Ligue 1 title and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League last season. Towards the end of last season especially, Antonio Conte would often alternate between Matic and Cesc Fabregas to partner N'Golo Kante. But this move could also see Nemanja Matic leave the Londoners, with the addition of Bakayoko likely decreasing the Serb's game time.
Djokovic needed little over two hours to see off Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 as he bids to become the first man in the Open era to win each Grand Slam twice. Serving to stay in the match when play resumed, Tsonga was broken immediately by the Argentine world number 91 as Olivo wrapped up a 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4 win.
When the draw came out on Friday, many marked this match-up as a potential upset. "Everybody knows it's not my favourite surface, but we have to play on clay", she said. "It's kind of - I don't want to say 'open, ' because everyone's really good, but - very competitive", Rogers said, "and there's not like that dominating force".
Kerber lost in straight sets to Ekatarina Makarova in straight sets (6-2, 6-2) in the very first round. Angelique Kerber became the first top seed to lose in the opening round at Roland Garros as tearful Petra Kvitova swept to victory in her first match since surviving a knife attack which nearly ended her career.
Oezdemir is now on a four fight winning streak and is coming off a win over Cirkunov, whom he defeated 28-second knockout. The light heavyweight landscape became a bit clearer on Sunday when Alexander Gustafsson , the No. The British star was briefly considered as the next challenger for Daniel Cormier's light heavyweight title , but his spot in line was taken by returning former champion Jon Jones.