Chelsea are seriously considering an approach to a Ligue 1 sensation that, according to a report, would be available for a fraction of the cost it would cost to hit their midfield primary goal.
After a masterpiece of a mid-season manager change, the Blues marched to the glory of the Champions League, many might have thought Chelsea would oversee a quiet summer window. However, to increase their chances of catching Man City on the domestic front, several blockbuster splashes have been touted.
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The area of the pitch that has drawn the most column inches is in the center forward. Chelsea have been linked to a wide variety of world-class strikers, including Erling Haaland, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku and Robert Lewandowski.
However, little progress has been made to date. And pro athletic, may temporarily shift attention to reinforcing the midfield.
You (via Sports mole) reiterate the Blues’ desire to win West Ham ace Declan Rice.
The 22-year-old has improved from season to season and is now a regular for his country.
As such, David beat Moyes gaudy nine-digit rating on Reiss head. That presents Chelsea with a barrier they are unlikely to be able to overcome athletic, More affordable alternative is now being “seriously examined”.
Monaco’s midfield general Aurelien Tchouameni is the man in question. The 21-year-old was a key figure in Monaco midfield last season when he secured Champions League qualification.
The French U21 international, who mainly works in central midfield, would help increase the competition for places with Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante.
Monaco is set to try to raise funds this summer and the Blues could reportedly be calling.
Tchouameni was previously approached by former Chelsea midfielder and current Monaco star Cesc Fabregas.
The classic Spanish veteran believes his young teammate has everything he needs to become a complete midfielder.
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Meanwhile, Conor Gallagher says he’s enjoying training under Thomas Tuchel, while speculation about another Chelsea exit on loan continues.
According to reports, Thomas Tuchel’s team is leaning towards a different loan option. which can alert Newcastle or Crystal Palace.
However, he is currently training with Chelsea ahead of the new season and has revealed his feelings about his current situation.
“It’s great to be back,” he said Chelsea’s website between pre-season training sessions. “I enjoy seeing some old friends I grew up with through the academy and it was of course great to train under the manager too.
“The sessions were tough, but really good, so I enjoyed the first few days.”
Gallagher went on to explain how each of his three loan spells have changed his all-round game positively.
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