5 Factors That Can Make Bakayoko-Kante As The World’s Strong Mid-Line Duet
Chelsea finally managed to secure the signature of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco at a cost of 40 million pounds. He was contracted for five years at Stamford Bridge Agen Sbobet.
The Blues announced the good news on Saturday (15/7) night, as well as end the transfer speculation that links the young French midfielder. The arrival of 22-year midfielder is increasingly strengthening the Blues midfield, given the capacity brought Bakayoko very flashy.
As evidence last season he managed to bring Monaco Ligue 1 beat PSG, and through the Champions League semi-final before beating Juventus.
Welcoming this joy, the Chelsea fans will be very waiting for how the duo will be shown N’Golo Kante and Bakayoko next season, the result of cold hand Antonio Conte.
The duo are both projected as their weapons in defense of the English Premier League title and talk a lot in the Champions League.
This certainly makes the future of Nemanja Matic almost certainly finished with the Blues. So far they are considering selling the Serbian midfielder, and there are already Juventus and Manchester United standing in line.
Here are five factors that can make a Bakayoko-Kante duo will be very strong next season.
Both players have such endless energy. They are able to explore the whole field, and will not give the striker opponents the time and space to threaten Chelsea’s goal.
Kante has shown it last season how crucial the role he highlighted for the Blues, he even managed to make 82 tackles. While Bakayoko made 56 takel in 32 appearances in Ligue 1, and also won 80 percent duel, when combined with Kante to 64.6 percent.
Bakayoko-Kante’s ability to shoot is lacking, although the nature of the survival side of them is more prominent than the attacking side. Therefore, this is an aspect that needs to be improved Antonio Conte.
Bakayoko himself scored two goals in the French league, while Kante only scored one goal. But make no mistake, do you remember Kante’s long-range goal against Manchester United? Actually not so bad, but it took the right moment for them to score important goals.
3. Assist and opportunity creation
Again, this is an area that needs to be developed again from both. It is appropriate for a midfielder to create more opportunities and more creativity. Both Kante and Bakayoko, they only made one assists last season.
Meanwhile, in terms of opportunity creation, Kante more with 22 incision opportunities and Bakayoko 14 opportunities. But this is not so mandatory for both, given their position is the anchor midfielder divider and snatcher ball. This one task has been assigned to Eden Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez who often threaten the opponent’s goal.
4. Physical strength
Needless to say, Kante last season became the player most often demoted. Counted he only missed three games in the Premier League, and able to perform consistently throughout the season.
While Bakayoko, appearing 32 times with seven of them as a substitute. With the age of 22 years, having so many matches last season will greatly help him to quickly adapt in the Blues squad.
Physical endurance for extra hard work is needed a defensive midfielder. Bakayoko-Kante has proven able to show it.
5. Accuracy of operand
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They are the key to controlling the ball in a game. The central role becomes the point where a midfielder is required to distribute the ball well.
Kante has a slightly better passing accuracy with 88.8 percent than Bakayako’s 87.1 percent. It is predictable how both will play the role of a sphere distributor, especially in terms of attack. It is worth the cooperation of both will be like what next season.