Chelsea are preparing for the visit of Manchester United on Monday night, but have been handed a boost by the news that Hakim Ziyech will join in the summer.
The Blues announced the deal on Thursday, with a fee of £33.4million agreed for the Ajax midfielder.
Ziyech will add depth to Chelsea’s attacking options next season, but the west London side are still in the market for further additions.
With that in mind, here is all the latest news from the last 24 hours.
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Hakim Ziyech breaks silence on Chelsea transfer
Hakim Ziyech has issued a message following the confirmation of his summer transfer to join Chelsea from Ajax when the season comes to a close.
The Morocco international will become a Chelsea player at the start of July, with the two clubs confirming on Thursday that a £33.5m agreement had been reached.
Ziyech will become Frank Lampard’s first signing at Chelsea, following the transfer ban last summer and the frustrations that the Blues endured during the recent January transfer window.
Big things are expected of Ziyech following his starring performances for Ajax in recent years but the 26-year-old has stated he has ‘unfinished business’ in the months ahead.
Andre Onana sends fans wild over Hakim Ziyech transfer theory
Upon the announcement of Hakim Ziyech’s impending move, teammate and reported Chelsea target Andre Onana sent a message to the midfielder.
In reply to the comments, Blues fans had a clear message for the Ajax goalkeeper on a potential summer transfer.
Chelsea set deadline to activate Timo Werner’s release clause
The future of Timo Werner was one of the hot topics in the January transfer window, amid links with Chelsea and Liverpool.
The Germany international has consistently been linked with a move to the Premier League amid interest…