Chelsea’s summer transfer plans are beginning to take shape.
The Blues have already confirmed the signing of Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, his £33.4m deal will officially go through on July 1, 2020 and there’s talk of a move for Lyon’s Houssem Aouar.
According to Tuttomercatoweb, the west London outfit have already been in touch with the Ligue 1 outfit over a summer transfer and are said to have been quoted a price-tag of €50million (£42million).
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Just like the Ziyech deal, signing Aouar would take a huge chunk out of head coach Frank Lampard’s summer transfer budget which is reportedly £150m.
Although, the Blues look set to receive a surprise windfall which would boost the budget.
According to Gazetta dello Sport, as per the Daily Star , Atalanta will take up the option to turn midfielder Mario Pasalic’s loan move into a permanent transfer at the end of the season.
The Croatia international is currently into the final few months of his loan deal with the Serie A outfit and has clearly done enough to earn a permanent move.
Should he opt to join La Dea then Chelsea will pocket a cool €15m (£12.7m), as per Football Italia.
And another windfall could soon be on the way and it could be thanks to former player Jeremie Boga.
Amid talk that the Blues can resign Boga for €15m (£12.7m), it has been confirmed by Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevalli that the Blues do have a buy-back option on the 23-year-old.
“Chelsea can redeem him in June,” he said, as per Tuttomercatoweb – via Sport Witness. “We have excellent relationships with them, we met them with them before Christmas also for other operations, because we like it as we did with Barcelona, to have a collaborative relationship.
“They can take him back, but we can also do an operation together, we can take him back, there is…