Chelsea news live: Leverkusen sign Havertz replacement, Inter made move for Kante, Havertz agreement

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Leverkusen set to sign Roma forward Patrik Schick as Kai Havertz replacement

Bayer Leverkusen are on the verge of agreeing a deal for Roma forward Patrick Schick – paving the way for Chelsea to sign versatile midfielder Kai Havertz for £90million.

The Bundesliga club have identified Schick, who spending last season on loan at RB Leipzig as potential replacements for German star, who edge closer to complete his switch to Stamford Bridge.

According to The Daily Mail, claims that Leverkusen have held productive talks with Schick parent club AS Roma in order to signing the 24-year-old.

It adds that the deal are on verge to complete since the Blues reach £90million agreement with the Bundesliga club for Kai Havertz, who scoring 19 goals all competitions in 2019-20 with eight assists.

Antonio Conte asks Inter Milan to sign Chelsea star N’Golo Kante on loan with option to buy for £44.5m

Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte wants a reunion with Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante as he told the Serie A side to sign the Frenchman this summer.

The Italian lured the 29-year-old from Premier League winners Leicester when he was Chelsea boss in 2016.

And according to The Tuttomercatoweb, claims Antonio Conte wants to recruit the 29-year-old midfielder again with Inter keen to sign him on loan with a view to a permanent €50million (£44.5m) move.

Kepa Arrizabalaga demand

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has reportedly keen to stay at Stamford Bridge despite boss Frank Lampard in market for another stopper.

The Spaniard’s future has been up in the air following a poor performance in 2019-20 season which saw him dropped at one point by Frank Lampard.

And according to The Sun, claims the 25-year-old is remaining steadfast in his belief that he can convince Frank Lampard that he belongs at Chelsea for the long haul.

Emerson Palmieri exit on cards

Chelsea left-back Palmieri Emerson is on the verge of leaving Stamford Bridge during the summer transfer window.

The Italian’s future was already up in the air before Chelsea completed the signing of Ben Chilwell from Leicester City with £50million.

And according to The Goal, claims Emerson’s agent says that Inter Milan want to sign the 26-year-old left-back.

N’Golo Kante Price Tag

Chelsea have reportedly set their asking price for midfielder N’Golo Kante, who has been heavily linked with a move to Inter Milan.

The Italian side are interested in signing the Frenchman with boss Antonio Conte reunion with the 29-year-old star.

And according to The Express, claims the Blues would be interested in recouping some of the money they have spent this summer and they are asking £80 million for N’Golo Kante if he was to leave this summer.

Kai Havertz agreement

Chelsea have agreed to sign versatile attacking midfielder Kai Havertz for an initial £72 million fee, according to The Guardian.

The 21-year-old will not train again with current side Bayer Leverkusen as he prepares to make the transfer switch to Stamford Bridge in coming weeks.

The deal for the attacking midfielder would take Chelsea’s summer spending to over £200 million.

Havertz, 21, is currently joined up with the Germany international side ahead of their fixtures against Spain and Switzerland.

Edouard Mendy development

Chelsea are planning to make a fresh bid to sign goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.

The Blues have had a £14 million offer rejected by Rennes for the stopper.

But Frank Lampard’s men are not giving up on signing the 28-year-old goalkeeper.

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