Here is your Chelsea morning digest on Saturday, June 19.
Chelsea ready huge bid for Swedish attacking talent
According to El Gol Digital, the Blues are prepared to shell out €60million euros for the services of Alexander Isak, as the striker continues to impress at Euro 2020.
The promising Swedish talent has a release clause of €70million euros in his contract at Real Sociedad, but the club face a predicament as Borussia Dortmund could activate a buy-back clause, which would allow him to leave for half what Chelsea could offer.
Isak has also been linked with the Blues’ London rivals, Arsenal.
Granovskaia’s decided on Chelsea’s next three transfer deals after trio complete exits
Marina Granovskaia has wasted little time in this window, with three players having already sealed exits from Stamford Bridge on permanent deals, including Fikayo Tomori, who was sold to AC Milan for an initial fee of £25million.
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And now it seems as though Granovskaia is already planning the club’s next steps in the market, with three major incomings planned.
Inter Milan star Achraf Hakimi and Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland are believed to be Tuchel’s top targets to strengthen the right wing-back and striker roles, with the club believed to have reignited their interest in West Ham United ace Declan Rice to bolster the centre of midfield.
It would be one hell of a window if the Blues’ transfer chief managed to pull all three deals off.
Hakimi ‘irreplaceable’ as Inter man makes stance clear amid Chelsea’s £68m transfer chase
Chelsea are working hard to sign Hakimi, a man who is ‘irreplaceable’ according to Inter legend, Alessandro Altobelli.
“To me, a player like Hakimi is irreplaceable, he’s one of the best in Europe, dare I say in the world,” he told NetBet.
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