A new Essien is set to be moving to Chelsea according to reports in Italy. Amadou Diawara the Guinea International box to box midfielder is believed to be joining Chelsea for a fee around £10million.
Diawara has been outstanding for his Italian team Bologna where he has made more defensive tackles than any of his teammate so far this season. The player was outstanding when the team faced AC Milan last week and has spark off interest from English giant- Chelsea.
With trio of Matic, Fabregas, Mikel gradually moving towards their 30s, Chelsea might be getting a good bargain for the player who is just 18 and could be refined into Essien as he has been likened to in the Press.
Although the player is tied to Bologna till 2020, report according to TuttoMercatoWeb via Telegraph has it that his representatives has arrived London to see if the deal could be pulled through and to discuss personal terms for the player.
Strong, athletic and energetic, Diawara could be a signing for the future. Considered as a rough diamond, the player is expected to be polished as he joins other top players in training and matches as they come.
Chelsea are yet to announce any new sign in but this could just be the latest if all parties comes to an agreement.