Chelsea’s season may be on hold as the world battles the coronavirus crisis, but that has not stopped reports claiming they are looking ahead and planning their summer transfer business.
It remains to be seen when the transfer window will open this summer, as leagues and associations battle to conclude their current campaigns.
But managers, and their recruitment staff, are believed to be keeping busy in isolation by planning deals well in advance.
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With that in mind, here are the latest transfer rumours from Chelsea.
Philippe Coutinho offered as Jadon Sancho alternative
Chelsea are considering a loan deal to sign Philippe Coutinho as an alternative to Jadon Sancho.
ESPN are claiming that the Blues are now convinced that Sancho looks destined for Manchester United this summer.
Sources have told ESPN that senior figures at Stamford Bridge believe United are winning the race to sign Sancho, and the club are now turning their attention to Coutinho.
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And although Barcelona are believed to be more keen on a sale, another loan deal may be considered by the Spanish giants.
Werner ‘says yes’ to Liverpool move
Timo Werner has reportedly given Liverpool his word that he will make a summer move to Anfield.
According to a report from Bleacher Report, they claim the RB Leipzig striker has already agreed to join the Reds.
They add that Werner is desperate to play in the Premier League and the lure of Jurgen Klopp makes Liverpool his preferred destination.
Chelsea and other sides across had reportedly been chasing the forward’s signature this summer.
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