CHELSEA transfer news for some players who have been linked with the club and could be completed this summerEden Hazard has been linked with a return to Chelsea after an underwhelming spell at Real Madrid. The winger is reportedly interested in coming back to the club but the Blues have already taken a decision on the player they want. That player is Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho who is also on the Blues’ transfer list. Chelsea would prefer a move for Sancho this summer and they’ve chosen to prioritize his signing over Hazard.
Chelsea interested in HofmannThomas Tuchel admires Borussia Monchenglabach’s winger Jonas Hofmann and Chelsea are interested in signing the 28-year old. Hofmann had an impressive season for his German club this campaign with 6 goals and 11 assists in the Bundesliga. According to Transfermarkt, Hofmann will come as a cheap signing for Tuchel with his transfer value just €16 million (£13.7m), but Chelsea will have to find an agreement with Monchenglabach.
Chelsea will have to break their transfer record to sign LukakuInter Milan are willing to sell Romelu Lukaku and have already placed a £103 million transfer fee on him. Chelsea who are hoping to sign the striker in order to bolster their attack next season will have to break their transfer record to sign the Belgian. Lukaku would also become the highest-paid player at the Stamford Bridge to complete this type of expensive transfer. It is suggested that such fee for Lukaku could be worth it if the striker can put an end to the Blues’ scoring problems. The 28-year old scored 30 goals in all competitions for Inter this season.
Mendes becomes a Chelsea targetSporting CP teenager Nuno Mendes has been excellent for his Portuguese club after breaking into the first team last year. The 18-year old made 35 appearances in all competitions this season and helped Sporting in winning the league. His performance has attracted the interest of some EPL clubs including Chelsea. The Blues have now identified him as a transfer target to replace either Marcos Alonso or Emerson at left-back. Manchester United and Manchester City have made contacts to sign the youngster while Chelsea have also joined them in doing the same.
Chelsea in talks to sign DonnarummaGianliugi Donnarumma will become a free agent at the end of the season after the goalkeeper and AC Milan couldn’t agree on a renewal. Chelsea have been in contact with Donnarumma’s agent Mino Raiola and it has been reported that talks are still ongoing between both parties to bring the 22-year old to the Stamford Bridge. One concern for the Blues is that Juventus are also interested in signing the goalkeeper and they are already planning to snatch him.