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Chelsea hoping to tempt Barcelona with £68m bid for £616,000-per-week star

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Chelsea at the moment are mentioned to be hopeful they will tempt Barcelona president Joan Laporta into promoting them a £616,000-per-week participant, as they plot a £68 million summer season switch bid.

Stewart and Winstanley set to steer Chelsea summer season switch plans

A lot has been manufactured from the board’s end-of-season assessment, which is ready to happen this week, however co-sporting administrators Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley can breathe a sigh of reduction – as it’s believed the Chelsea officers are secure from Todd Boehly‘s axe.

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Telegraph journalist Matt Regulation shared this data final week, with Stewart and Winstanley set to spearhead Chelsea’s switch plans once more this summer season after figuring out £400 million-plus value of recent recruits round this time final 12 months.

They must deal with PSR, and probably have to lift £100 million by participant gross sales by June 30, however that is not to say they do not have a large kitty. Certainly, Chelsea are already on the verge of sealing a deal for Palmeiras starlet Estevao, because the membership proceed their cost to herald a few of world soccer’s most enjoyable abilities.

Chelsea’s costliest gamers signed below the age of 23 since 2022

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Moises Caicedo

£115 million

Enzo Fernandez

£107 million

Mykhalo Mudryk

£88 million

Wesley Fofana

£72 million

Romeo Lavia

£58 million

{The teenager} might set Boehly again as a lot as £56 million, together with £22 million in add-ons (Fabrizio Romano), with the west Londoners additionally set to probably make investments a good quantity into the senior workforce.

A brand new striker and defender is needed at Chelsea, with the Blues after Napoli star Victor Osimhen and taking a look at Barcelona’s Ronald Araujo as choices for every place. They might additionally decide to bolster the midfield, as uncertainty continues to encompass the way forward for academy graduate Conor Gallagher.

Now, as per reviews from Spain, it seems that one other Barca star is popping heads at Stamford Bridge – within the type of Frenkie de Jong. The Dutchman has lengthy been linked with a transfer to the Premier League, as Man United had been caught up in fairly a high-profile switch saga revolving round de Jong two years in the past.

A transfer to England might nonetheless be on the playing cards for Barca’s £616,000-per-week ace, with a report from Spain sharing particulars about Chelsea’s curiosity.

Chelsea hoping to tempt Laporta with £68 million bid for de Jong

Certainly, it’s believed that Chelsea are hoping to tempt Barcelona with a £68 million bid for de Jong this summer season – and by extension their membership president Laporta.

They’re apparently planning a £68m transfer for the 27-year-old, and hope to persuade the Catalans to a deal, in addition to swaying the participant himself into lastly departing the Nou Camp.

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The La Liga giants, for his or her half, could be prepared to promote so long as they deem Chelsea’s closing supply value sufficient – although it’s unclear whether or not they imagine £68 million could be that closing worth. Laporta and co have to promote and lift funds, and de Jong represents a probably huge alternative, in accordance with the Spanish report.