Wrapping up Chelsea transfer news, rumors and gossip in the 2022 summer window.
Who has Chelsea been linked with?
Pau Torres has received interest from Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea as Premier League sides prepare to trigger their £50m release clause in the summer (SunApril 27).
Chelsea could be ready to rekindle their interest in jules konde this summer after a new report revealed that the defender has ‘already decided’ to leave Sevilla at the end of the season (daily express, April 25th); Chelsea are one of five clubs interested in signing Manchester City Riad Mahrezsay the French media (Sun, April 25th); Chelsea and Manchester United goal Declan Rice is ‘open’ to a transfer after turning down a new contract offer from West Ham, but a summer move remains unlikely (daily mirrorApril 23rd).
Chelsea and Newcastle keep an eye on Arminia Bielefeld and Germany’s U21 defender Amos Pieperwho is a free agent this summer (daily mirror, April 25th); Bayern Munich have ruled out a move for the Borussia Dortmund superstar and Chelsea transfer target Erling Haland (Sun, April 18th); Liverpool are ready to join the battle to sign the Torino star gleison bremerwho is also wanted by Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United (Sun, April 14th); Chelsea currently lead the transfer race to sign the Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameniaccording to reports (SunApril 7).
The latest players linked with a Chelsea exit
chelsea anthony rudiger is close to closing a four-year contract with Real Madrid that will make him one of the highest-paid defenders in the world (sky sports, April 26); Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Rudiger will leave Chelsea in the summer (sky sportsApril 24).
Real Madrid is close to signing Rudiger on a free loan after reaching a verbal agreement with the Chelsea defender for a lucrative four-year contract (The GuardianApril 26);
Newcastle and a host of La Liga clubs are ready to make a move for the Chelsea goalkeeper. Kepa Arrizabalagawho has been reduced to an expensive stand-in for Edouard Mendy at Stamford Bridge, but will still cost any suitor around £50m (daily starApril 18th).
Ruben Loftus-Cheek he will be offered the chance to resurrect his career in Italy, with former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wanting the midfielder to join Lazio (SunApril 14th); Loftus-Cheek wants to stay at Chelsea next season after gaining the trust of manager Thomas Tuchel, despite interest from Roma, Everton, Crystal Palace and West Ham (daily mailApril 19th); GeorgeChelsea’s agent has insisted the Chelsea midfielder “will 100% stay in London” this summer amid speculation the Italian international could join Juventus (the independentApril 27).
danny drinks water he is scheduled to be released by Chelsea this summer as Reading are unlikely to have the money to keep him next season (daily mirror, April 4); Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku He has reportedly been in contact with Inter Milan bosses in a bid to secure a return to the San Siro (daily expressApril 2).
chelsea star N´Golo Kante He reportedly turned down an approach to join Paris Saint-Germain in January (Sun, April 1st). Barcelona wants to capitalize on the uncertainty at Chelsea by signing César Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen Y anthony rudiger this summer (The GuardianApril 1st).
Rudiger to Real Madrid is a ‘done deal’
Spanish football journalist Álvaro Montero recently said Sky sports news that by anthony rudiger Chelsea’s free transfer to Real Madrid this summer is a “done deal”.
On April 26 he said: “I asked someone inside the club [Real] yesterday and he laughed and said, ‘Yeah, it’s a done deal.’
“Things can change but there is a deal between the player and the club. I think that when he scored at the Bernabéu [for Chelsea this month] He was already a Real Madrid player.
“It was his wish and if nothing unusual happens, he will play for Real Madrid next season.”
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