Hello and welcome to our Chelsea transfer news blog, with all the very latest from Stamford Bridge now the summer window is officially open.
The Blues have already concluded deals for Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, but continue to be linked with moves for the likes of Kai Havertz, Said Benrahma and Jan Oblak ahead of the 2020/21 season.
Qualification for Champions League significantly improves the chances of concluding deals for their top targets, and in the last 24 hours alone, some Blues fans are convinced that Petr Cech has ‘confirmed’ Havertz’ transfer, while there’s also talk that a first official bid has been lodged.
Furthermore, there’s speculation that Nick Pope is now Chelsea’s number one choice to replace Kepa and Burnley could be willing to sell the England keeper for £50m.
Scroll down for the latest updates throughout the day on all things Havertz, Pope and Chelsea transfers generally.