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Chelsea sell promising young striker to Lyon

Chelsea and Lyon have come to an agreement on 21-year-old Bertrand Traore

The Blues sell the promising striker who had a great performance at Ajax reaching the Europa League final.

The French club paid 10m euros for the  Burkina Faso international

Olympique Lyon

Lyon wrote on Twitter: “It is official: Bertrand Traoré is Lyonnais! A transfer for 10m euros (£8.8m) and a five-year contract.”

Traore himself is very happy to have joined the French side

“I am very happy to be here, to be Lyonnais. Lyon has always been an impressive club, with big players and a great history. It is an honour for me to play here.”, said the ex-Chelsea striker.