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Chelsea eyeing transfer for £60m defender in comparison with Van Dijk

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Chelsea are “following the scenario” of a £60m-rated defender forward of a possible summer time transfer.

Chelsea switch rumours

The Blues haven’t had the most effective of campaigns below Mauricio Pochettino, regardless of Todd Boehly backing the Argentine in the summertime switch window with quite a lot of new signings.

Chelsea summer time signings

Axel Disasi (Monaco)

£38.5m

Nicolas Jackson (Villarreal)

£30.1m

Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig)

£52m

Kendry Paez (Independiente del Valle)

£17.27m

Robert Sanchez (Brighton)

£25m

Moises Caicedo (Brighton)

£115m

Lesley Ugochukwu (Rennes)

£23.5m

Angelo Gabriel (Santos)

Undisclosed

Alex Matos (Norwich)

Undisclosed

Diego Moreira (Benfica)

Undisclosed

Ishe Samuels-Smith (Everton)

Undisclosed

Dujuan Richards (Phoenix All Stars Academy)

Undisclosed

Romeo Lavia (Southampton)

£58m

Deivid Washington (Santos)

£17.1m

Djordje Petrovic (New England Revolution)

£14m

Cole Palmer (Manchester Metropolis)

£42.5m

All charges courtesy of Sky Sports activities

Chelsea at the moment sit within the backside half of the Premier League desk, 17 factors adrift of the highest 4 with 11 video games to go. There may be nonetheless the prospect of Pochettino profitable silverware in his first Stamford Bridge season, though the Blues are taking over Manchester Metropolis within the FA Cup semi-finals.

Following one other difficult yr, consideration might quickly be on the upcoming switch market, with Boehly and co seemingly wanting a brand new striker to rival Nicolas Jackson.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen seems to be high of the wishlist with regards to forwards, with Chelsea reportedly main the race to signal the Nigeria worldwide. In the meantime, contact has additionally been made for RB Leipzig attacking midfielder Dani Olmo, however in line with Fabrizio Romano, there is also additions on the again.

Chelsea eyeing centre-back Leny Yoro

Romano, speaking to Caught Offside, mentioned that Chelsea are holding their eye on Lille defender Leny Yoro, though there are but to be any talks over a switch.

Actual Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are additionally eager to do a deal, with Romano anticipating the Blues to be “busy” with regards to centre-back signings this summer time.

“Some Chelsea followers have been asking me about hyperlinks with Leny Yoro, the younger centre-back who has been doing unbelievable with Lille and who might be one to observe for the summer time.

“The truth is that the scenario continues to be the identical as I’ve been mentioning for months – Actual Madrid are significantly pushing for Yoro, whereas PSG will do their greatest as a result of they already wished Yoro final January.

“Chelsea are following the scenario, however there aren’t any concrete talks, nothing else. Regardless of what could have been written elsewhere, I’m unsure there’s a lot to report right here for now.

“Nevertheless, I see Chelsea busy with centre-backs in the summertime. There might be actions in that place, precedence to the outgoings after which Chelsea will contemplate incomings however that might be another place to comply with in the summertime. There may be nothing concrete but by way of negotiations, so far as I do know.”

Yoro has additionally been closely linked with Manchester United and is regarded as valued at £60m. The 18-year-old has already made greater than 50 appearances at senior degree for Lille and has been dubbed an “immense” expertise by scout Antonio Mango, who has in contrast Yoro to Liverpool famous person Virgil van Dijk.

A transfer to Stamford Bridge might subsequently be one to observe, nonetheless, with a few of Europe’s greatest golf equipment additionally pushing for a deal, Chelsea could must act quick.