Chelsea are set to the signing of Ben Chilwell within the coming days after finishing a £50million deal for the Leicester defender.
talkSPORT advised you on Friday that Chilwell was anticipated to signal for the Blues subsequent week following a breakthrough in negotiations.
That deal has now been agreed, in response to switch knowledgeable Fabrizio Romano, and Chelsea are ready to substantiate the transfer.
The preliminary £50m price may enhance over time with Chilwell’s contract set to incorporate numerous add-ons which, if met, would lead to Leicester making much more off his switch to west London.
Chilwell, 23, has made 123 appearances for Leicester since graduating from their academy, additionally profitable 11 caps for England.
He is because of develop into Chelsea’s third senior signing of the summer time switch, after Hakim Ziyech joined from Ajax and Timo Werner arrived from RB Leipzig.
Chilwell may very well be adopted by the Stamford Bridge entrance by Kai Havertz, who has been named as one other of Frank Lampard’s high targets.
Romano additionally stories that Chelsea made a recent bid to Bayer Leverkusen for his or her Germany famous person on Friday.
Nevertheless, the Bundesliga membership stay adamant they won’t promote for any lower than £90m, whereas Chelsea worth the midfielder nearer to £72m.
It appears set to be a busy week for Chelsea, who’re additionally ready on a last reply from PSG veteran Thiago Silva.
The 35-year-old will captain the French giants within the Champions League last tonight – stay on talkSPORT – however appears set to go away the membership as a free agent this summer time, with Chelsea the frontrunners for his signature.