CHELSEA fans have been updated as new era is set to commence at Stamford Bridge, as Roman Abramovich announced his intentions earlier in March to put the club up for sale amid the Russian invasion on Ukraine, which attracted sanction on all his UK based assets, as part of the Russian Oligarch.
The sales process of Chelsea has been ongoing for weeks, and the process is approaching it’s end, with a new owner expected to be announced at the end of this month.
Although, all transfer business of the club has been put on hold until the completion of the takeover process, but the new Chelsea owners are expected to provide enough funds for Thomas Tuchel in the upcoming transfer window to sign some big name players to help them compete next season.
In this article, we will be writing on the player that could be the first summer signing for the club, under the new Chelsea owners.
Chelsea has faced a lot of defensive headaches this season, with several of their defensive players running out of contract at the end of this season, and they would definitely be in search of defensive reinforcement in the upcoming transfer window.
Thiago Silva and Trevoh Chalobah recently signed a contract extension at Chelsea, which would be a sigh of relief for Thomas Tuchel, but the future of Cesar Azpilicueta still seem uncertain at Chelsea beyond the end of this season, despite triggering a one year extension of his contract, which was included in the clause of his previous contract he signed, as Barcelona are still interested in signing the Chelsea defender this summer.
Andreas Christensen has reportedly already agreed a deal to join Barcelona at the end of this season, and Antonio Rudiger seems he would be leaving the club to join Real Madrid on a free transfer this summer, which means Chelsea would be short of defensive players.
Jules Kounde has been linked with a move to Chelsea for over a year, and reports claims that Chelsea would be reviving their interest for the 23 years old Sevilla defender at the end of this season, and could be one of their priorities going into the summer transfer window.
The young french defender has been on the radar of Chelsea, although Sevilla are reportedly asking for a transfer fee which is more than what Chelsea could offer, believed to be in the region of £80 million, but they could renegotiate another deal in the upcoming transfer window, which could see Jules Kounde join Chelsea, as their first transfer signing this summer.
bigger club this summer. Joao Felix, and Aurelien Tchouameni are also players linked with a move to Chelsea.
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Other top players has also been linked with Chelsea, with the likes of West Ham’s midfielder Declan Rice who has reportedly turn down a third contract extension bid from the club, so as to try push a move away to a bigger