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Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko: I like Matic. But I'm not him...

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has shrugged off comparisons with Nemanja Matic.

It's suggested Bakayoko has arrived to replace the Manchester United midfielder.

"I'm not here to do what Matic did. Matic is a player that I really like; he's a very good footballer," he told Sky Sports.

“I'm here to play my game, to try to implement what the coach asks, which means sticking tight to the opponents' playmaker, getting forward when I can and, above all, controlling the ball well and anticipating the play

“I don't want to do what Matic did here just because I play in the same position as him. I'm trying to do what I know how to do and if the coach is happy with that, great. If he isn't, I'll keep working hard to become the player that he wants me to be."

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