The Premier League campaign has begun and all the clubs welcomed their fans with an absolute feast for the eyes. Chelsea faced Crystal Palace in the season opener and produced a performance that spelt perfection in caps.
Left-Back Marcos Alonso was back after a difficult season with an ice-cold free-kick. Making his second appearance for the club, youngster Trevoh Chalobah grabbed a goal along with the Man of the Match award.
After bringing Romelu Lukaku for over €100 million, a massive boost to their already fire-bellied squad, Chelsea plans to knock doors for a defensive midfielder.
Mateo Kovacic, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante have provided cover for Chelsea’s troublesome defence in the past. Rice is believed to be Chelsea’s no.Frank Lampard (if it wasn’t to be Mason Mount) always wanted Declan Rice at Chelsea.West Ham value him at the same price Chelsea paid for Lukaku.
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Saul Niguez has all of sudden fell into Chelsea’s radar and talks have progressed to a very positive extent. Saul has been linked with a move to the Premier League for the past 2 seasons.
Wijnaldum’s departure, Naby Keita’s injuries and Thiago’s struggle to find form forced Jurgen Klopp to look out for other options. He scored six goals in 35 games, fired 1.3 shots and just below a dribble per match, and was solid defensively too, averaging 2.7 tackles, 1.6 interceptions, and 1.6 clearances per 90. If he can maintain his early form, he would be an incredible asset to Chelsea.
Saul is on a 9-year(7+2) deal at Wanda Metropolitano which he signed back in 2017. Chelsea plans to get him on a loan deal, most likely with a buy option and not an obligation.
As per reports that have been released, negotiations are at a very early stage. The player’s representatives and the club have held talks over the past few days.Chelsea closing in on Aurelian Tchouameni- One for the future
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Aurelian Tchouameni is the other player on Chelsea’s list. The 21-year old from Monaco has been making a name for himself in the Ligue 1. Monaco signed Tchouameni from Bordeaux for a sum of €15 million in 2020.
The midfielder quickly established himself in the team and cemented his place in the starting XI of the A.S. Monaco squad. Monaco values him at around €30 million and Chelsea wants to negotiate the price down.
Chelsea seems to have a plan in mind for the Frenchman. A foresight to nurture the next N’Golo Kante and Jorginho is well within their plans.
The Chelsea board plans to sign him this transfer window and send him on loan back to Monaco for the ongoing season. This way the player can continue with his development and gain some valuable experience.
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