The Juventus defender is understood to be keen to work under the German Thomas Tuchel’s ability to coax the best out of defenders is central to Chelsea’s pursuit of Juventus’ Matthijs de Ligt. Chelsea are thought to have been encouraged to continue negotiations with Juventus due to the Netherlands defender’s admiration for Blues boss Tuchel.
Chelsea have still not reached an agreement for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde despite negotiating for three days with the La Liga side, it has been reported. The 23-year-old looks set to depart Sevilla this summer, with Chelsea holding long-term interest over him. The most recent reports have stated that Sevilla have set a deadline to those interested in Kounde.
Chelsea's new owner Todd Boehly has kicked off a radical overhaul of the club's transfer committee and should now turn to the man which brought the club so much success in the past Football’s skill at looking a gift horse in the mouth is well documented.
The Germany World Cup 2022 squad announcement is fast approaching, and the summer internationals hinted at who will be involved The Germany World Cup 2022 squad announcement is just a few months away from being named, and Hansi Flick took a step closer to that final 26 with his selection for the June Nations League matches against Italy, England and Hungary (twice).
Chelsea 'are told to stump up £43m for Presnel Kimpembe as Thomas Tuchel gets set for battle with Juventus to sign PSG defender and patch up his decimated defence'
Chelsea have been linked with a move for PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe PSG have set an asking price of £43million for the French international Juventus are also keen on signing the 26-year-old centre-back this summer Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is looking to strengthen his back line The Blues lost Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen at the end of last term
Juventus chief Maurizio Arrivebene has admitted that it is "impossible" to keep unhappy players as Chelsea continue to chase a mega-money deal for Mattjis de Ligt Juventus chief Maurizio Arrivabene has opened the door for Matthijs de Ligt to join Chelsea this summer - after admitting that it is "impossible" to keep a player who wants to leave the club.
With several defenders leaving Chelsea this summer, finding replacements is a top priority for Thomas Tuchel and he has identified Matthijs de Ligt as one of several targets Ex-Chelsea defender Glen Johnson believes that his former side should continue pursuing Juventus’ Matthijs de Ligt this summer, with the Blues in the market for at least two central defenders.
Chelsea ready to swap Timo Werner or Christian Pulisic to secure Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus - Paper Round
Chelsea in talks for De Ligt Chelsea continue negotiations for Juventus central defender Matthijs de Ligt. The Netherlands international has a release clause of around £103 million but the Telegraph suggests that a player swap will form part of the arrangement. Going the other way could be Timo Werner or Christian Pulisic, and separately Chelsea want to bring back Nathan Ake from Manchester City.
Chelsea transfer news: All the latest news and rumours linking Nathan Ake with a return to Stamford Bridge this summer Chelsea are expected to be one of the busiest clubs in the transfer window this summer. Thomas Tuchel is preparing for a rebuild of his squad, following the loss of some key players in his team.
CHELSEA are in the hunt for several defenders this summer. Chelsea's talks to sign Juventus star Matthijs de Ligt are reportedly progressing well with Thomas Tuchel looking to add valuable quality and experience to his back line, according to reports. Chelsea have already lost Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen on free transfers this summer in a huge blow to the start of their Premier League campaign.
Transfer News: Chelsea could opt to bring back Nathan Ake from Manchester City According to football.london, Chelsea are planning to make a bid for Manchester City centre-back Nathan Ake. The report adds that the Blues plan to make an official offer in the region of £30 million for the Dutch international.
Chelsea have received a boost in their pursuit of Milan Skriniar with Inter Milan willing to offer the Blues a discount, according to reports. Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea have been chasing centre-backs this summer in an attempt to bolster their weakened backline. With Andreas Christensen’s move to Barcelona seemingly imminent and Antonio Rudiger’s transfer on a free to Real Madrid already completed, Chelsea have gaps to fill.
Chelsea transfer news: If Manchester City are demanding a ridiculous fee for Nathan Ake, why should Chelsea waste time on him There is still some surprise that Chelsea seem determined to re-sign defender Nathan Ake five years after he was sold to Bournemouth and deemed not good enough.
The transfer market has seen plenty of big-name players move clubs on free transfers in recent times, but who could be next on the agenda? The class of 2022 already includes Gareth Bale (LAFC), Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid), Niklas Sule (Borussia Dortmund), Ivan Perisic (Tottenham) and Lorenzo Insigne (Toronto).
Manchester City would want a fee in excess of £50million from Chelsea and a replacement lined up in order to let Nathan Ake go. The Blues require defenders this summer after the departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen on free transfers. The likes of Matthijs De Ligt of Juventus and Sevilla’s Jules Kounde have been linked with Chelsea as Tuchel looks to bolster his options at the back.
Chelsea are preparing their opening offer for Manchester City defender Nathan Ake, according to a new report. The Blues are eyeing defensive reinforcements this summer after Antonio Rudiger left on the club on a free transfer to join Real Madrid. Andreas Christensen looks set to leave too whilst uncertainty looms over Cesar Azpilicueta's future at Stamford Bridge after a disappointing campaign.