A sense of excitement is lingering in the air above Stamford Bridge.
After sealing a top-four finish in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 home victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers, which secured a place in next season’s Uefa Champions League in the process, Chelsea are now looking forward to this weekend’s FA Cup final against Arsenal and the summer transfer window.
The Blues, who will be looking to inflict revenge on the Gunners for their FA Cup final defeat in 2018, have already been actively busy in the transfer market ahead of next season, sealing the signings of Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech and RB Leipzig star Timo Werner, both of whom have already started training with their new teammates at the club’s Cobham training base.
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Despite having splashed out more than £80million on luring both Ziyech and Werner to the Premier League, Chelsea are still looking to add further additions to Frank Lampard’s squad ahead of mounting a Premier League title charge next season.
The Blues are understood to be close to sealing the signing of Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz, whilst also being linked with moves for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly and Ben Chilwell of Leicester City.
Whilst it is clear that Chelsea do need to bolster their defensive options this summer, they are also believed to be on the hunt for a new goalkeeper, with Lampard having doubts about the qualities of current Blues shot-stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
In recent weeks, the Blues have been heavily linked with moves for Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak and Manchester United shot-stopper Dean Henderson, who has recently returned to Old Trafford following a second successful loan spell at Sheffield United.
Whilst Oblak is already classed as one of the very best goalkeepers in world football, Henderson is a player…