Ike Ugbo will make his decision ‘soon’ as he has the option of Genk and Marseille to move to on permanent deals.
Fee is expected around £5m. (Fabrizio Romano)
Zappacosta is set to join Fiorentina on loan with the option to buy. (Fabrizio Romano)
Bologna want Malang Sarr on loan. (Fabrizio Romano)
Sarr will have a very hard time getting anywhere near the Chelsea first team with Rudiger, Christensen, Silva, Chalobah, Azpilicueta, Ampadu and even Reece James in front of him in the pecking order at centre back.
Everton are also interested in Malang Sarr on loan.
Frankfurt are also interested. (DiMarzio)
Bakayoko is one step away from joining AC Milan on loan. (Fabrizio Romano)
Chelsea will decide in the next few days whether to buy a new midfielder or not. Keeping an eye on Saúl Ñíguez, he’s considered “a possibility” – not advanced yet. (Fabrizio Romano)
Chelsea are working on signing Atletico Madrid midfielder Saúl Ñíquez on loan, as he is Thomas Tuchel’s preferred midfielder choice over Aurélien Tchouaméni. Saul wants to leave Atletico Madrid and his preference is a move to the Premier League.
Marina Granovskaia held talks with Tuchel yesterday regarding this possible deal. Nothing advanced yet, but one to keep an eye on. (CFCNewspage)
Alavés have completed the agreement with Chelsea to sign USA centre back Matt Miazga on loan until June 2022, paperworks signed today.
There is an option to buy in the contract. (Fabrizio Romano)
Declan Rice is unhappy with West Ham’s £100m price tag.
Rice is unhappy that West Ham have effectively priced him out of a move to Chelsea or Manchester United this summer.
Rice will run down his contract instead of signing a new one.
He will keep giving his all for the club but wants to play Champions League football and challenge for throphies.
Both Manchester United and Chelsea may have already bid for Rice if his valuation was between £60m or £70m. (The Telegraph)