Werner to Chelsea…
Chelsea have completed the signing of RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner, subject to a medical.
The latest players linked with a move to Chelsea…
Alex Telles – Chelsea could face a battle to sign Telles this summer with Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City also interested in the Porto left-back.
Jose Gimenez – Chelsea have scouted Atletico Madrid defender Gimenez, with Frank Lampard due to assess his options should he choose to make changes to his central defenders this summer.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen – Chelsea want to complete an ‘impossible’ deal with Barcelona for the goalkeeper, with any move potentially including a swap deal for Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Alphonse Areola – The Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper has already bought a house in London as he plots his next move after the French title winners, with Chelsea chasing the Frenchman.
Kai Havertz – Kai Havertz is set to “hold meetings” with Bayer Leverkusen – and is set to demand a Chelsea transfer; Chelsea are in talks with Bayer Leverkusen over a £70m deal to sign Kai Havertz; Havertz is reportedly “very interested” in a move to Chelsea – but Frank Lampard’s side must secure Champions League football to land the attacker; Bayer Leverkusen have accepted defeat in their bid to keep the Germany international, who has chosen to join Chelsea.
Chelsea transfer target Kai Havertz will consider a move to the club, even without Champions League football, according to reports; Havertz will only join Chelsea as long as they qualify for next season’s Champions League; Leverkusen striker Havertz has been backed to sign for Real Madrid amid transfer interest from Chelsea; Chelsea are the favourites to sign Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen this summer, but are not willing to pay the £90m asking price.
Dean Henderson – Chelsea are prepared to more than double the Manchester United goalkeeper’s wages to £170,000 a week in a bid to lure him from Old Trafford. Chelsea have yet to decide whether to make a move for the Man Utd goalkeeper, currently on loan at Sheffield Utd.
Declan Rice – Chelsea want to bring in Rice to add to their defensive ranks next season; Frank Lampard has identified the West Ham midfielder as a potential defensive reinforcement.
Jadon Sancho – Chelsea are not completely out of the running for Borussia Dortmund winger Sancho; Sancho’s future at Borussia Dortmund remains uncertain after head coach Lucien Favre admitted the forward was among players that could leave this summer; Real Madrid have entered the race for Manchester United and Chelsea target Jadon Sancho, according to reports.
Leicester are employing the same tactic over Ben Chilwell that they used to secure a record fee for Harry Maguire; Leicester are ready to resist any bids for Ben Chilwell this summer and will insist that the England international is not for sale; Leicester’s Ben Chilwell has been identified by Chelsea as the club’s No 1 left-back target this summer; Chilwell is tempted by a huge move to Chelsea later this summer but has not yet demanded to quit Leicester.
Other players recently linked with a move to Stamford Bridge…
- Angel Gomes
- Ben Chilwell
- Victor Osimhen
- Robin Gosens
- Nicolas Tagliafico
- Jan Oblak
- Luka Jovic