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, if the latest reports are to be believed.
With that in mind, here are the latest transfer rumours from Stamford Bridge.
Pedro’s next move
Chelsea winger Pedro is being targeted by Real Betis and AS Roma.
The Spanish winger is out of contract this summer and is widely expected to leave Stamford Bridge on a free transfer.
The 32-year-old has interest from across the globe but Goal report that a return to La Liga or a Serie A switch could be on the cards.
Pedro’s contract situation is further complicated by the delay to the 2019/20 Premier League season.
Chelsea join Kokcu race
Chelsea have joined the race to sign £23million-rated midfielder Orkun Kokcu.
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder, who is a Turkish Under-21 international, is being heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium after a very impressive season in the Eredivisie.
However, the Express report that Chelsea will also battle Arsenal for the youngster’s signature.
Kokcu is already “one of the best midfield players” in Holland per Manchester United legend and former Feyenoord boss Jaap Stam.
Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana will leave the club this summer amid interest from Barcelona and Chelsea, report the Metro.
The Cameroonian recently stated his desire to take a ‘new step’ in his career after five years in Amsterdam as so often is the case with the Eredivisie club’s top talent.
Onana claims he has an agreement with…