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Chelsea rising in confidence over Wesley Fofana switch

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Chelsea are rising more and more assured that they’ll have the ability to strike a deal to signal Leicester Metropolis centre-back Wesley Fofana, 90min understands.

The Blues have already struck offers for Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucurella this summer season however are eager so as to add another central defender, with Fofana now sitting comfortably on the prime of their want listing.

Leicester have publicly dominated out a sale however 90min understands the Foxes can be ready to do enterprise if Chelsea lodged a bid price round £80m.

Chelsea‘s newest provide was price £70m, which Leicester knocked again, however sources near the negotiations have revealed there’s a confidence from the Blues {that a} whole settlement isn’t removed from being reached.

The sensation is that Leicester will achieve holding out for his or her price ticket of over £80m. Chelsea have tried to barter a reduction by providing gamers in trade however the Foxes are holding agency and would favor a cash-only deal because it stands.

With simply £10m between the 2 sides and Fofana understood to be eager on making the transfer to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea are optimistic about their probabilities of getting a deal executed.

Negotiations stay ongoing with Fofana, and alongside the defender, Chelsea are additionally eager to herald one other right-back to offer competitors for Reece James this season.

Scott SaundersGraeme Bailey & Sean Walsh convey you Speaking Transfers, discussing Chelsea’s plans to signal Wesley Fofana. There’s the newest on James Maddison, Jamie Vardy, Cristiano Ronaldo and Frenkie de Jong, and chat on Diogo Jota’s new deal and Roberto Firmino’s Liverpool future. Out there on all audio platforms and the 90min YouTube channel.

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Veteran defender Cesar Azpilicueta has dedicated to staying at Chelsea however lately spoke of his struggles in taking part in as Thomas Tuchel’s wing-back – a job which the 32-year-old discovered to be too bodily demanding.

Inter’s Denzel Dumfries stays Chelsea’s most well-liked choice for the function however issues over the Dutchman’s price ticket has seen them enquire about Southampton’s Kyle Walker-Peters as nicely.

Within the departures column, Malang Sarr is in Monaco for a medical forward of a season-long mortgage which incorporates an obligation to purchase if the centre-back makes a sure variety of appearances.

Ahead Timo Werner has additionally returned to Leipzig to place the ending touches on a everlasting transfer again to his former employers.

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