Chelsea Transfer News Roundup: The Blues are interested in a Serie A star, the club has entered the competition for a French player, and more – July 8, 2021

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Thomas Tuchel is expected to take the Premier League by storm in his first full season in England, and Chelsea is preparing up for an intriguing season ahead.

The German coach’s supernatural intervention at the start of the year helped to steady the ship at Stamford Bridge, guiding the Blues to Champions League glory and a fourth-place finish in the Premier League.

Chelsea is projected to improve even more in the coming season, and Tuchel wants to add a few of players to his team to assist him achieve his objectives.

The Blues are placing a premium on their midfield, and they want to bring in reinforcements while retaining their finest pieces.

Let’s take a look at the most important Chelsea transfer news from July 8, 2021.

Chelsea is interested in signing the Serie A standout.

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Franck Kessie

According to The Hard Tackle through Pianeta Milan, Chelsea is interested in AC Milan’s Franck Kessie. The Blues are keeping a close eye on the Ivorian and may make a move for him.

Kessie joined the Rossoneri in 2017 and quickly established himself as a vital member of the first XI.

The Ivorian is currently one of the world’s poorest countries.

The Ivorian is one of the best midfielders in Serie A at the moment. In the 2020-21 season, Kessie made 50 appearances, scoring 14 goals and adding six assists.

The Ivorian’s current contract will expire next year, and talk over his future is rampant. Chelsea has joined the race for the player, who has previously been linked with Tottenham Hotspur.

The Blues have a variety of central midfielders in their squad, but Tuchel has a soft spot for the Ivorian.

With several of the Premier League club’s current midfielders expected to be loaned out, space in the squad could open up for Kessie. He might possibly be N’Golo Kante’s long-term replacement at Stamford Bridge.

Eduardo Camavinga

According to Sportsmole through Le Parisien, Chelsea has entered the race for Eduardo Camavinga. The French midfielder is in the final year of his current Rennes deal and has no plans to extend it.

Manchester United are the clear favorites to sign him, but the Blues are now ready to compete.

Chelsea is aiming to bolster its midfield, with Billy Gilmour already on loan at Norwich City.

Camavinga is also being watched by PSG and Real Madrid, and he appears to be on his way out of the club this summer. Rennes has already been approached by the Blues to ask about a possible trade..

Joao Santos, Jorginho’s agent, has ruled out his client leaving Chelsea this summer. After a stellar performance for his country at Euro 2020 so far, the Italian has two years left on his contract and is attracting interest from clubs around Europe.

Santos, though, claimed to Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli that the Chelsea midfielder will remain at Stamford Bridge next season.

“I believe he is worth roughly 50 million euros now, and only a few teams in Europe are capable of making such a commitment. He’ll play in the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup next season, and I expect him to continue at Chelsea,” Santos added.




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