Chelsea news and gossip is coming in thick and fast and Sportarena is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea ‘make contact’ with Robert Lewandowski ahead of summer’s window
Chelsea have reportedly ‘made contact’ with Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski as Thomas Tuchel keen on resolve this striker problems ahead of next season.
The Poland international is the latest forward to be linked with Stamford Bridge outfit, who are in market for a goalscorer with boss Tuchel running out of patience with the struggling Timo Werner.
Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland and Inter Milan star Romelu Lukaku are both being touted for possible switches to Stamford Bridge this summer while Harry Kane is also being considered after he handed in a transfer request at Totteham.
But Tuchel is now said to have turned his attentions to 32-year-old Lewandowski, who has been prolific again this season with an astonishing 47 goals from 39 games.
According to Sky Sports Germany, Chelsea have already made contact with Poland international about a summer move, with the striker believed to be considering his future at Bayern.
AC Milan consider summer move for Olivier Giroud
AC Milan have reportedly expressed their interest in signing Olivier Giroud from Chelsea this summer.
The Frenchman, who joined the Stamford Bridge outfit from Arsenal in January 2018, has proven to be a handy asset for each of the managers he has played under.
Despite struggled in term of playing time at Stamford Bridge, Giroud manage to scored 39 goals and contributing 14 assists across all competitions.
And with his contract expires at the end of the season, reports by Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport, claim Milan expressed interest in signing the Frenchman as they see him as an ideal fit for their playing style and are keen to unite him with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Victor Moses, Emerson Palmieri, Tiemoue Bakayoko ‘will all leave Chelsea this summer’
Tiemoue Bakayoko, Victor Moses and Emerson Palmieri will be among those to leave Stamford Bridge on a permanent basis this summer, according to Italian expert journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Victor Moses, who is currently on loan at Spartak Moscow, has a contract at Stamford Bridge until the summer of 2022.
According to Fabrizio Romano, an agreement has been reached to sell the attacker to Spartak on a permanent deal, while Emerson and Bakayoko will also be on their way out in the upcoming summer window.
Emerson has featured on 15 occasions for the Blues during the current season, but he is down the pecking order when it comes to the left-back spot, with Ben Chilwell and Marcos Alonso.
The 26-year-old is believed to have interest from Italy and could be available for a cut-price fee, with his current deal at Stamford Bridge due to expire next summer.
Bakayoko, meanwhile, is currently on loan at Napoli, and the midfielder has been a regular during the 2020-21 season, making 43 appearances in all competitions.
Chelsea are reportedly willing to meet the asking price of Tottenham’s Harry Kane this summer, with Thomas Tuchel said to be interested in services of Englishman.
According to the Independent, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all interested in a potential swoop for the 27-year-old forward, who establish himself as one of the best striker in England.
It is understood that the Englishman has told his current club he wants to leave at the end of the season, but it would take an huge figure of £150million to get him.
The report explains in details that Chelsea are ‘most willing’ to pay the asking price in order to win his signature, as they in market to sign a new number nine ahead of Thomas Tuchel first full season in charge.
If Harry Kane is to leave Spurs, it will be the biggest Premier League transfer of the summer by a long way.
His record of 32 goals in 47 games across all competitions this season highlights his form this year, and he’s already seventh in the all-time list of highest ever Premier League goalscorers.