Here’s the Chelsea digest for Sunday, 26 July.
Lampard’s message to Nuno Espirito Santo
It is a big weekend for Chelsea as they aim to confirm their Champions League place in the final game.
The Blues need just a point against Wolves to play in the competition next season, but know that they could fall out of the top four should they lose and results don’t go their way.
Wolves have motivation of their own for the game. Nuno Espirito Santo’s men know that a win would see them qualify for the Europa League next season.
Ahead of the game, Lampard has spoken about the threat that Wolves will carry in the game.
See what he said here.
Blues’ past Koulibaly move
The former agent of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has revealed that he could have moved to Stamford Bridge when Antonio Conte was in charge of the Blues.
The agent has revealed that Chelsea had a bid in excess of £52 million rejected for the defender, with the player now said to be worth north of £100 million.
“Three years ago, his rating was very high, and Conte’s Chelsea also arrived. They offered 58 million-plus some bonuses, but De Laurentiis refused,” he said.
Full story here .
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