Chelsea news and gossip is coming in thick and fast and Sportarena is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea are willing to sign two frontmen this summer, with City’s Sergio Aguero and Dortmund’s Erling Haaland reportedly wishlist of their prime target.
Despite recruit of Timo Werner in attacking options last summer, Stamford Bridge outfit season has been hampered by a lack of goals from their strikers, with Abraham, Mount and Jorginho tied on six as their leading scores in the Premier League.
And reports by 90min, claim Dortmund’s Erling Haaland remains Blues top priority, but discussions have also taken place with Aguero, who will soon be out of contract at Manchester City.
Haaland, who scored 33 goals in 32 appearances for Dortmund this season, subject to plenty of interest from top clubs across Europe while Aguero, who expected to leave Etihad at end of the season when his contract expires, also monitoring by top club’s, so the Blues will face huge battle for their signatures.
Chelsea are reportedly keeping tabs on Ousmane Dembele’s situation at Barcelona.
Reports in Spain, claim the Frenchman is yet to sort out his contract situation with the La-liga side and is aware of the sides that are interested in him ahead of summer transfer window.
And Reports in Spain by publication SPORT, claimed Chelsea have positioned themselves in land the 23-year-old, should contract situation with Catalan giants remains unresolved.
It explains in details that, the Frenchman interest in switch to Stamford Bridge due to his compatriot Olivier Giroud and N’Golo Kante.
Also played under Thomas Tuchel at Dortmund, in which he scored the opener that led German coach’s first trophy in Bundesliga while also team-mates with Christian Pulisic, who won the penalty for the winner in that final.
Dembele has made 36 appearances for Barcelona this season, scoring 10 goals and contributing four assists.
Chelsea register interest in signing Hakan Calhanoglu
Chelsea have expressed their interest in signing attacking midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu when his contract with Serie A side AC Milan expires in the summer, a report claims.
The 27-year-old, who able to play as an attacking midfielder or winger, spent four years at Milan, in which netted 30 goals and furthermore 47 assists in 163 appearances.
According to the Italian website, Chelsea have not begun negotiations, but have made their interest known. A renewal with Milan is looking increasingly unlikely, so Chelsea could have a chance to sign him.
Meanwhile, Manchester United, Arsenal are also said to be interested in signing the Turkey international.
Chelsea, Man Utd also battling for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde
Chelsea are entering the race of capture the signature of Sevilla defender Jules Kounde, who also monitoring by top club’s across the Europe with including Manchester United and Real Madrid.
The 22-year-old has proven to become one of Europe’s rising stars this season, creating a formidable defensive partnership alongside Diego Carlos, in which Sevilla have conceded just 21 goals in 29 matches – second best defensive record in La Liga this season.
The France U21 international has made 40 appearances this season and because of testament to his abilities, Chelsea have entered the battle for his signature, according to La Colina De Nervion, who claimed Manchester United, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, PSG and Bayern Munich also want Sevilla centre-back.
Even so, Chelsea will still need to find younger competition for him and they don’t come much better than Jules Kounde.
Chelsea are reportedly willing to offer £86million to tempt Inter Milan into letting Romelu Lukaku return to Stamford Bridge this summer, but only if they miss out on Erling Haaland.
Dortmund frontmen Erling Haaland is understood to be the prime target on Thomas Tuchel’s wishlist, with Belgian striker Lukaku an option if a move for the Norwegian fails to materialise.
Lukaku, 28, has enjoyed a hugely prolific spell with Inter, bagging 61 goals in 87 appearances for the Serie A club and especially this season helping his side’s to the top of Serie A by eight points with a game in hand.