Latest Chelsea transfer rumours: N’Golo Kante update, Tiemoue Bakayoko twist, Mendy deal close


Chelsea’s transfer window so far has been much talked about, bringing in six new players as they look to challenge for the Premier League title this season.

To do that, they must bridge a huge gap to Manchester City and Liverpool – last season’s top-two finishers.

The business so far has been very positive, and if reports are to be believed, then it looks like they’re about to sign a seventh new player.

Find out who that is below, as we have gathered the latest rumours on Chelsea.

Video Loading

Video Unavailable

Mendy deal ‘done’

Chelsea have completed a deal to sign Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, according to French outlet Canal (via Sport Witness).

Mendy will come to Stamford Bridge to provide some competition for Kepa Arrizabalaga, who has been heavily criticised recently.

The French media are claiming the fee will be around €28m for the 28-year-old shot-stopper, who impressed in Ligue 1 last season.

Rennes wanted more for Mendy, but with the goalkeeper so keen for a move to England, they have compromised with the Blues.

PSG chase Blues midfielder

Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, according to Foot Mercato.

The report claims that PSG are back in for Bakayoko, after previously being interested in the Frenchman.

The 26-year-old spent last season out on loan at Monaco and does not appear to be in Frank Lampard’s plans.

Bakayoko is reportedly interested in moving back to AC Milan, where he had a spell on loan two years ago, but the Serie A giants are not able to suit his wage demands.

Why should you sign up?

In each football.london Chelsea bulletin, we’ll be bringing you the latest breaking news, transfer features and comment pieces, as well as the key talking points for fans.

We’ll also send special newsletters when big stories break or there’s a special event happening.

How do you sign up?

It’s easy and only takes seconds.

Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article – or any article on the Chelsea section of football.london in fact – labelled ‘Get the biggest daily stories by email’ and click ‘Subscribe’.

And that’s it, you’re all set.

If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters – but we don’t think you’ll want to.

For more details, click here.

Inter still interested in Kante

Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan will have to sell some players in order to find the funds to sign Chelsea star N’Golo Kante.

That’s according to Milan-based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, who claim that Joao Mario and Radja Nainggolan are “unneeded” at the San Siro and could be sold.

Former Blues boss Conte has identified the Frenchman as his top target this summer, but they will need to work on their outgoings before they can think about signing the 29-year-old.

Chelsea are asking for around €50m for Kante, who played the full 90 minutes in the side’s 3-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion last week.





Source link

Leave a Reply