Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has reportedly told midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko that his services are no longer needed at the club.
This is according to the Daily Mail which revealed that the Frenchman is almost certain to leave Chelsea this summer.
Frank Lampard is expected to name 17 oversee players and Tiemoue Bakayoko is not expected to make the list.
French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco are pondering over a loan move for the Chelsea midfielder.
Tiemoue Bakayoko was a former player for AS Monaco before he joined Chelsea in 2017.
He was part of the AS Monaco squad that won a first league title in 17 years.
Bakayoko and Monaco won the French Ligue 1 title during the 2016/17 season.
Monaco last won the league title during the 1999/00 season.
The French giants also reached the Champions League semifinals during the 2016/17 campaign before they were beaten over two legs by Italian Serie A champions Juventus.
Bakayoko signed for Chelsea in the summer of 2017 in a deal worth £40m.
He left the Blues on loan last summer after an underwhelming first season at Stamford Bridge.
Tiemoue Bakayoko joined Italian Serie A giants AC Milan on loan for the whole of last season before returning to Chelsea this summer.