Having some success to that degree during his loan spell, it seems Bakayoko is set to stake a claim for a starting berth at the club as he looks to reboot his Blues career.
Fans have been impressed with his performances at the San Siro, and have been debating whether he should be given a second chance by whoever ends up as Chelsea boss in the new season.
Arriving fresh from helping Monaco towards an unlikely Ligue 1 triumph, expectations had been high on the midfielder as Chelsea sought to defend a championship of their own.
But his performances saw him fall out of favour towards the end of his debut campaign, and while it ended in FA Cup glory, fans will feel they are yet to see the best of Bakayoko – but haven’t given up hope:
He deserves it imo
— Bridge News ???? (@cfc_wale) June 12, 2019
we’re in no position to turn anyone away with this ban and the injuries we have
— Aurileus FC (@aurileus13) June 12, 2019
Yes, seen as we have the ban.
— AK (@CFCAK) June 12, 2019
Yes. Big strong player. We need him and he deserves a 2nd change. Claude Makelele. ?????????????
— Nhlonipho Moyeni (@NhloniphoMzila) June 12, 2019
No doubt! The man was AC Milans best player. Italy made him strong mental. We gonna be playing 4 big tournaments, he will be the difference mark my words.
— ozzy osman (@osmansaid28) June 12, 2019
Most definitely especially with Loftus Cheek’s and Barkley’s injury record. #Chelsea
— Shaun Buchanan (@ShaunLWOSworld1) June 12, 2019
Yes he has to get a 2nd chance
— Blackboy fly ???????? (@therealiNaz) June 12, 2019
yes 100%, deserves it!
— Hogo (@Hogozan) June 12, 2019