CHELSEA followers have been die-ing to see it – and eventually Tiemoue Bakayoko has turned the hair blue.
SunSport revealed the France midfielder promised he would mark his first Premier League objective by making the colorful change.
However Bakayoko has had the moody Blues as a result of when his strike got here it was only a short-term equaliser in a depressing 2-1 defeat at backside aspect Crystal Palace on October 14.
Nonetheless, strain has risen from Chelsea followers.
And the 23-year-old has finally relented – simply because the Blues are making ready for an additional potential banana-skin fixture at second-bottom Bournemouth this Saturday.
Bakayoko, a £40million summer season purchase from Monaco, truly bagged his first Blues’ objective on September 12, a deflected effort within the 6-Zero Champions League mauling of Qarabag at Stamford Bridge.
However his blue-die pondering got here a month later – simply earlier than a shock loss that was the primary and solely win to date for brand spanking new Palace chief Roy Hodgson.
Bakayoko went into that match saying: “As quickly as I rating a objective I’ll change the color of my hair. Presumably to blue. I like altering the color every so often.
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“I don’t go fully excessive, however typically I discover it brings me good luck. Because the Man Metropolis sport I put some white in my hair.”
The highly effective all-round participant – in contrast by Yaya Toure – has taken his time to ship the change.
And Chelsea boss Antonio Conte should hope he himself is given comparable time to enhance the champions’ so-so type.
Conte’s males have adopted up that Palace loss with Prem victories over Everton and Watford, with out reaching the heights of final time period.
And SunSport revealed that Blues gamers have been texting ex-assistant boss Steve Holland attributable to their testing relationship with Conte.
However Bakayoko’s fellow midfielder N’Golo Kante is nearing full health after three weeks out.
And after his courageous new coiffure Bakayoko should hope one thing daring, one thing blue, is the beginning of a harmonious new interval for Chelsea.
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