Here is your Chelsea morning digest for Thursday, November 12.
Marina Granovskaia told £7.2m Chelsea transfer is being blocked despite player request
The proposed transfer of Anel Ahmedhodzic to Chelsea is being blocked, according to the player’s father.
The defender is currently plying his trade with Swedish outfit Malmo and is the latest player to be linked with bolstering Frank Lampard’s first-team squad.
The deal would likely take Chelsea’s spending spree for the season past the £220m mark, with the Swedish outlet Expressen reporting that Chelsea are set to offer Malmo £7.2million.
The player’s father has revealed his son is keen to leave Malmo at the end of the season, but he has accused his agent, Markus Rosenberg, of blocking a move to Chelsea.
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“He’s [Rosenberg] not doing his job. He has told Marina [Granovskaia] at Chelsea that Anel is not going there,” Mirsad Ahmedhodzic told Sportbladet, as per TeamTalk.
“He [Anel] wants to go abroad after the season finishes.”
Mirsad Ahmedhodzic has also urged Rosenborg to work with Italian agent Fredrico Pastorello in order to do what is best for his son.
“Markus hasn’t arranged this, he doesn’t have the contacts,” he added. “I have tried to inform Markus that Pastorello wants to cooperate with him.”
Why pitting Mason Mount vs Jack Grealish in fight for England place is unfair on Chelsea star
The notion of division in the England squad is nothing new.
Gary Neville has spoken of the prevalent cliques during his own time as part of the Three Lions squad, and it seems like the national team is never far away from drama.
The latest discussion involves Mason Mount, Jack Grealish and their battle for a space in Gareth Southgate’s starting XI, and Alan Smith has written about why pitting the pair against…