Chelsea interested in €35-40m France international – Club trying to get head start on Blues to win race – Sport Witness

Loaning Saúl Ñiguez from Atlético Madrid this summer, Chelsea, via their manager Thomas Tuchel, clearly felt the need to bring in a new midfielder. The Blues have an option to make the move permanent if they so wish, yet the limited appearances by the Spaniard so far suggest he might only be a stop gap