Chelsea Transfer News: Latest Updates on Rodriguez, Matuidi and more


Chelsea Transfer News: Unlike last season, Chelsea are expected to do some ‘real’ business this time. The Blues have already got N’Golo Kante and Michy Batshuayi in the summer transfer window. But, the rumours circling Chelsea relate more than five players with the Blues. In the latest interview, Antonio Conte told: “Chelsea will need to buy more players to improve the squad”. Conte was 100% right in that and he is in mutual thinking with the Blue fans. So, we can expect more signings from the Blues in the last week of the summer transfer window.

Chelsea Transfer News and Latest Updates

Chelsea interested in Switzerland duo

The Blues are eyeing a double swoop as they track Switzerland defenders Ricardo Rodriguez and Stephan Lichtsteiner. Juventus have already rejected Chelsea’ efforts to sign Lichtseiner, but the Londoners believe they can convince the Italian Champions. Ricardo Rodriguez is not staying with Wolfsburg as per reports and is keen on a move to the EPL.

Chelsea receive Blaise Matudi fresh hope

Blaise Matuidi who reportedly was on his way to Italy after Juventus agreed on a deal to sign the player. The deal stalled as the Italian Champions believe the player’s salary demands were way too high. Chelsea are also behind the French man for years and are now expected to use this opportunity. Matuidi had a decent Euro 2016 campaign with France in the summer but is considered as one of the finest central midfielders in Europe. So, Chelsea will have to spend a huge amount on wages if they really want the French man.

Chelsea make final Kalidou Koulibaly offer

Chelsea have made a final offer worth £47.3m for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. Napoli will receive another 2.5 million pounds in bonuses. If this deal happens then Kalidou Koulibaly will join David Luiz and John Stones in the World’s Most Expensive Defenders list. Chelsea are not expected to splash out such huge money on a defender, but the immediate needs in the squad may change the situation.

Chelsea battle Arsenal for Naza Bazan Vera

The Argentine wonder kid has caught the eyes of London rivals, and Chelsea are reportedly having the upper hand at the moment. The player’s exceptional physique and his potent goal scoring skills can make him an instant hit in the Premier League. The player has also interest from Spanish League side Villareal as people think he can be the next Paulo Dybala.