Chelsea are preparing their new bid for Romelu Lukaku to be submitted this week. No official proposals for Erling Haaland. (Fabrizio Romano)
Lukaku is ready to move to Stamford Bridge.
Lukaku has been impressed with Chelsea’s determination to try and seal a deal.
Chelsea are willing to pay the Belgian around £250,000 a week and make him the most expensive signing ever in the clubs history.
Manchester City asked about Romelu Lukaku in March and their request was denied.
The sale of Tammy Abraham could help to fund the Lukaku deal. (The Telegraph)
The Kounde deal is still a priority for Chelsea. (Fabrizio Romano)
Chelsea are not willing to pay Kounde’s £68m release clause. (Guardian)
Jules Kounde has an agreement in principle to join Chelsea, but the Blues deem the price claimed by his club too high for now. (Julien Maynard)
Zouma has refused to join West Ham.
No agreement between West Ham and Zouma as of now. (Guardian)
Kurt Zouma is not heading to Sevilla. He is not included in the deal for Jules Kounde. His priority is to stay in UK. If no agreement is reached with an English club, he could stay at Chelsea for another year. (Julien Maynard)
Arsenal and Aston Villa remain interested in signing Tammy Abraham.
Villa would like the Englishman on loan, which would spark interest from Chelsea to secure a new contract for the striker.
Written by Frankie