Chelsea confirmed the departure of Conor Gallagher on a season long loan deal to Crystal Palace days after signing Goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli from Fulham on free transfer.
Chelsea are currently focused on offloading fringe players inorder to create room for a centre-back & centre forward this summer transfer window. Chelsea have already lost Olivier Giroud & Fikayo Tomori to Ac Milan, Marc Guehi to Crystal Palace & Billy Gilmour to Norwich City on a season long-loan deal.Chelsea are currently in advanced talks with Sevilla to sign French Centre-back Jules Kounde on a 5 year deal. Kounde has agreed personal terms & contract structure that will see him join Stamford Bridge until June 2026 according to Skyaports.
The Blues are optimistic to complete the deal next week as they find solutionols on the transfer fee currently valued at £60 Million according to transfer market. Chelsea are considering including defender Kurt Zouma to be part of Kounde deal but the French centre back is reluctant to leave London with Westham United & Aston Villa intrested in his services.The Blues are preparing to launch a £130 Million bid for Dortmund Forward Erling Halaand after Roman Abrahimovic gave greenlight to proceed with the offer according to Daily Mail. Halaand has made 59 appearances for Borrussia Dortmund & scored 57 goals hence considered as Chelsea ideal solution for their attacking problems.
Halaand scored 41 goals in 41 appearances for Dortmund last season in all competitions & helped them clinch a trophy. Chelsea could sign Romelu Lukaku, Robert Lewandowski or Eden Hazard if Halaand deal gets complicated due to Dortmund hard stance according to reports.