Chelsea Transfer News as Blues enter chase for Wolves’ Wing-Back, Adama Traore while Giroud has confirmed he would be leaving to AC Milan
It’s now business time for Chelsea while still celebrating their UCL victory as several names set to make significant switches.
Olivier Giroud is the first name on the list for the day after Football Italia confirmed he would joining Fikayo Tomori in AC Milan as free agent.
The Frenchman’s contract is set to run out and has no intention of a renewal as he would be leaving as a sort of Club Cult Hero after adding the UEFA Champions League to his cabinet.
The former Arsenal man played a crucial role in the side’s UCL victory as his overhead kick provided the only goal during their first leg encounter against Atletico Madrid in the round of 16.
Giroud could have left earlier before now but decided to give his contract another shot before leaving and is now set to leave West London next week as a free agent.
The 34-year-old provided 39 goals in 119 appearances for the Stamford Bridge side.
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Tuchel in shocking demand for Adama Traore
According to Telegraph, Chelsea manager views the Wolves winger as a prospect for his wing back role.
It’s revealed Blues could now enter chase for the Spaniard after Tuchel greenlighted his pursuit.
The 25-year-old is acknowledged for his skills and pace as ESPN‘s Matt Stanger in 2018 applauded Traore’s ability to be on a pass and provide killer passes while shielding enemies from stealing the ball.
Exactly the qualities attracting Tuchel to the macho-looking winger who used to play for Barcelona reserve side.
Traore has although managed only 10 goals in 131 appearances since arriving Wolves, which is kind of poor but doesn’t scare off Thomas Tuchel who is considered a master tactician in utilizing talents.
Chelsea are expected to submit an official offer for the player in the coming days after Tuchel signs his extension with the Blues.
Stamford Bridge return hope for Declan Rice
The midfielder used to be a major target for Frank Lampard but was paused after the English man was sacked.
Rice could have been one of the many transfer deals completed by Chelsea during their super spending window that saw likes of Ziyech, Werner, Sarr, Havertz and others arrive Chelsea.
Telegraph’s Matt Law claims Tuchel has taken time to study the former Chelsea kid and realized Frank Lampard wasn’t wrong with his pick.
The 22-year-old is now included in Chelsea’s transfer list as Tuchel has asked for his arrival.
But Blues are likely to face strong opposition from Manchester United who also are in pursuit for the talent.
Ole Solskjaer believes a combo of de Beek and Rice in his center will help fire out his squad in games.
This inturn will provide serious battle for the English man’s signature as United eye using Jesse Lingard as a make weight.
West Ham are also linked to a Tammy Abraham which Chelsea may not resist to use him in exchange for Rice.
Thiago Silva to be announced
The Brazilian is set for another spell with Chelsea as the club set to announce his extension.
Silva’s extension has been sure over the last weeks but has only been waiting for announcement.
Today the club has confirmed the announcement will be made in a very short time.
Since his arrival from PSG, the 36-year-old has greatly influenced Blues defense department and Chelsea don’t think it’s time to part ways yet.
N’Golo Kantextion to be made in few weeks
The Frenchman is arguably the most lived Chelsea player at the moment after seeing him put out back to back impressive performances to help Chelsea to their second UEFA Champions League trophy.
N’Golo Kante was named man of the match as Chelsea lifted the trophy after trashing out Manchester City 1-0 on Saturday.
Chelsea have now revealed of their plans to extend Kante’s stay and with new terms and agreements which is set to be discussed in the coming days.
According to the report, there is no rush in materializing the new deal knowing that Kante is happy in West London and won’t even personally entertain suitors.
Manchester City‘s manager Pep Guardiola had prior their game against Chelsea revealed he admires Kante and would love to have him among his numbers.
Real Madrid are also another side eyeing for chances to swing in and complete a master swoop deal for the World cup winner.
Thomas Tuchel is set to meet the club owner today, find out what he has said ahead of the meeting.