Chelsea have opened talks with Sevilla for Frenchman Jules Kounde.
He is Chelsea’s main target at centre back and negotiations are ongoing to get the deal done.
Kounde is open to accept Chelsea and wants to play Champions League football. (Fabrizio Romano)
There is no agreement in place yet between Sevilla and Chelsea but the feeling is that a deal will be done. (DiMarzio)
Chelsea are not close to Sevilla’s asking price of £68m and it is expected they want a few close to this value to let Kounde go to Chelsea. (Diarioas)
Bettinelli will undergo a medical today in London and will sign a two year contract with Chelsea.
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Hakim Ziyech
AC Milan are ‘continuing to keep an eye on’ the situation of Tiemoue Bakayoko and Hakim Ziyech at Chelsea (CorSport)
Trabzonspor are interested in taking Batshuayi on loan and Chelsea have reportedly given the green light on this deal happening. (Milliyet)
“Before yesterday I haven’t spoken with my agent for one month. So you have the answer. I hope it’s only rumours because it’s a lot of money for a person.” – Haaland
“First of all I have three years left on my contract. I’m enjoying my time here. But of course the trophy was important because that’s what I want.” – Erling Haaland