The latest transfer news and gossip on the players linked with chelsea and those who could leave the club.
Chelsea could finally be ramping up their january transfer window activities, having had a bit accepted for derby county full-back Dylan Williams, reports suggesting they have moved for lille striker Jonathan David. Blues’ boss, Thomas Tuchel is keen to bring in new faces at full-back following long-term injuries to Ben Chilwell and Rhys James and may now have landed the extra cover needed.
And a new striker could also be on the cards in the form of David, who has impressed in ligue1 and is being linked with top clubs from across europe. The club may also be set to bring in an extra face in midfield, with reports saying the stamford bridge outfit are lining up a move for Ajax defensive midfielder Edson Alvarez. Chelsea are lining up an offer for Ajax star Edson Alvarez, it has been claimed. Football insider reports that the blues are interested in the mexican defensive midfielder who could also play at centre-back, but premier league rivals leicester city and crystal palace are also said to be chasing the player, according to the report. It is claimed that all three clubs “have all been making regular checks on Alvarez this season” and Ajax are “ready to battle to fend off the growing interest in him this month”.
Chelsea have had a bit accepted for Derby County left-back Dylan Williams. The 18-year-old could soon find himself linking up with a chelsea squad, with Derby’s boss Wayne Rooney, saying; He won’t stand in the player’s way should he choose to leave.
Chelsea have made an inquiry for lille’s Canadian striker Jonathan David, it has been reported according to canadian outlet TSN state the Blues have made an inquiry for David, 22, who has 16 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions this season. The transfer is far from being a done deal, however, with the report claiming that Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur have also made enquiries into the forward’s future. It is claimed, the striker is “not looking to move away from the defending french champions during this january transfer window”, but he could make a big-money move in the summer.
Chelsea have reportedly joined the race to sign Palmeiros Wonderkid Endrick in the aftermath of a spectacular bicycle kick scored by the teenager recently. Only 15, Endrick is already attracting attention from some of europe’s biggest sides, including Manchester United, Liverpool and Real Madrid as well as the Blues.
As per as, the relationship between Ousmane Dembele and Barcelona cannot be fixed, thus it seems likely that Barca will sell the frenchman in the january market. As reported by Pedro almaden on twitter, Chelsea are ready to offer around 15 million euros (12.5 million pounds) to Barcelona to sign Dembele before january 31st. As per his report, Barcelona want him to stay in spain but negotiations are ongoing between Chelsea and the players Agent. Dembele’s agent, Moussa Sissoko has previously stated that money has nothing to do with his client’s, reluctance to sign a new deal at the camp nou. He said, “everyone talks about money but it’s not only money for us”.
According to Marca, Antonio Rudiger is asking for a new deal at Chelsea worth 46 million pounds equivalent to 180 000 pounds per week, if spread across a 5 year deal or 220 000 pounds per week over 4 years. As per the sun, Chelsea are monitoring Matthij De Ligt’s situation, and are willing to go crazy to secure his services. Blues willing to go all out for De Ligt.
According to the daily star, Leeds United have opened contract negotiations with Rahinal in order to fend off interest from Chelsea and Liverpool.