Another player that West Ham are interested in is Kurt Zouma. Chelsea are believed to value the Frenchman at £30million but that is a figure that West Ham are unlikely to be able to afford. (Football London)
Livramento is expcted to leave Chelsea “imminently”. (Football London)
Chelsea are prepared to do whatever it takes to sign Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde this summer.
Kounde’s France team-mate is of more interest to the La Liga club but there are still complications in this regard. The 26-year-old Zouma is settled in London and is now subject of interest from West Ham.
“Chelsea want Kounde no matter what. He has been earmarked as a player they have been wanting to buy for the past two years. Zouma is the player that is being looked at to go the other way, but Chelsea are going to try and find a way to get this done regardless.” (The Athletic)
Ian Maatsen has joined Coventry City on loan for the upcoming season.
Maatsen impressed in League One at Charlton and has now stepped up to the Championship with Coventry.
Conor Gallagher has completed a move to Crystal Palace that will see him spend the 2021/22 campaign on loan at Selhurst Park.
In a relatively young Palace side, Gallagher will provide youthful experience to the side from South London.
AC Milan have maintained contacts with the entourage of Chelsea forward Hakim Ziyech and the player seems tempted by a new experience, a report claims.
AC Milan seemingly have good relations with Chelsea after quick and swift moves with Giroud and Tomori. (SempreMilan)
It is also understood that Sevilla are admirers of Christensen, but Chelsea are looking to keep the Denmark international.
Chelsea have opened talks over a contract extension following the 25-year-old’s fine form in 2021.
Christensen can discuss a pre-contract with foreign clubs from January and leave on a free transfer next summer. (The Athletic)
Rudiger can discuss a pre-contract with foreign clubs from January and leave on a free transfer next summer.
Rudiger wants to be made one of Chelsea’s highest-paid players. He was also not prepared to hold new talks until he returned from his break following the European Championship with Germany. (The Athletic)
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