The new season is now just days away with the Premier League kicking off on Saturday and Chelsea getting their campaign underway on Monday.
The Blues have a new-look squad after spending more than £200m with additions from Timo Werner to Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz to Thiago Silva.
But there could well be more in through the door at Stamford Bridge before the end of the transfer window in early October, as well as some exits with a handful of players surplus to requirements, like Mitchy Batshuayi, who joined Crystal Palace on loan on Thursday.
Below we have rounded up all the latest rumours and gossip surrounding the Blues.
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Mendy agrees contract…but there’s a problem
According to RMC Sport, Edouard Mendy has now agreed to sign a five-year deal with Chelsea.
Though, the clubs are yet to agree a fee with Chelsea’s €20million offer falling €8million short of Rennes valuation.
The Blues are keen to strengthen in the goalkeeping department, but the question will be whether they want to fork out €28million with Kepa still at the club,
This one could rumble on with Rennes standing very firm over their valuation.
Inter patent in Emerson pursuit
Inter Milan are willing to wait until the end of the transfer window to sign Chelsea defender Emerson Palmieri.
According to FC Inter News, Emerson remains a target for Antonio Conte, but he is ‘no longer a priority’.
Emerson could Palmieri join Inter Milan this summer.
Inter have already landed Aleksandar Kolarov from Roma, so they are no longer in a rush, but they are still understood to be interested.
Emerson doesn’t appear to have a future at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of Ben Chilwell.
Chelsea have been handed a boost in their reported interest in Bayern Munich star David Alaba.
The Blues have been linked with a move for the Austria international who has…