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Chelsea sign Burkina Faso midfielder Bertrand Traore

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Premier League giants Chelsea have completed the signing of Burkina Faso midfielder Bernard Traore on a four-and-a-half year deal.

The talented attacking midfielder who has been capped by Burkina Faso at the international level, has signed the deal following a trial with the Blues during the summer.

"Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce an agreement to sign Bertrand Traore," a club statement said. "The 18-year-old has agreed a four-and-a-half year contract."

Traore has 10 caps for Burkina Faso to his name.