Over the past few years, the French top flight has become an excellent recruitment pool for Premier League clubs.

A mixture of the emphasis on technique and athleticism in Ligue 1, as well as the incredibly cheap cost of the average player, has made the French top tier an incredibly accessable and useful market for English sides.

Arsenal and Newcastle have been the most prolific in their exploitation of French talents available for reasonable fees, but now the rest of the Premier League wants to get in on the action.

With that in mind, this article takes a look at SIX budding youngsters from the French division that have recently caught the transfer attentions of Chelsea.

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