Chelsea, by no means a membership shy within the switch market, are already looking forward to their subsequent new signing.
Regardless of bringing a number of recent expertise to west London in the summertime, Chelsea aren’t happy with the make-up of their squad and have already recognized which positions have to be improved if they’re to problem for trophies and attain the Champions League subsequent time period.
Mauricio Pochettino has settled into life at Stamford Bridge effectively since his summer season arrival, and the membership’s hierarchy are set to repay the Argentine’s respectable begin with some new arrivals. Enquiries have already been made, because the Blues look to tie up their enterprise early.
Based on CaughtOffside, Chelsea have enquired in regards to the availability of Inter Milan left-sided participant Federico Dimarco, who has impressed for the Serie A outfit this season.
Usually utilised at left wing-back, Dimarco is simply as succesful at taking part in on the left of a three-man defence, as a standard left-back and even as a left midfielder. Valued at £39m by Transfermarkt, Chelsea would want to pay a considerable charge for the Italian – not that they are strangers to such important exercise within the switch market.
Dimarco has already recorded a purpose and three assists in Serie A this season, and helped Inter attain the Champions League ultimate final season. He has additionally managed to cement his place within the Italy squad forward of doubtless reaching Euro 2024 subsequent summer season, too.
Whereas the report means that Chelsea are fascinated by signing Dimarco, it additionally means that the 25-year-old is anticipated to signal a brand new contract to maintain him at Inter.. Together with his present deal not set to run out till 2026, Chelsea might want to act quick earlier than Dimarco is tied all the way down to a long-term contract.
Left-back actually appears an space of concern for Chelsea in the mean time. Ben Chilwell’s damage document is a priority, whereas Mauricio Pochettino does not appear to belief Marc Cucurella. Ian Maatsen is able to taking part in there, however hasn’t began a Premier League sport but there this season, and could possibly be on the lookout for a transfer away from Stamford Bridge.
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Chelsea are reportedly searching for a £500 million mortgage to be able to proceed shopping for gamers, regardless of an outlay of round £1 billion over the previous yr.
And Blues supervisor Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that the west London membership have “already began to work” on January signings.
Bringing in a striker is known to be a precedence and Napoli’s Victor Osimhen is one potential goal, with the Nigerian’s future in Italy up within the air after he was bizarrely mocked by his personal membership on social media lately.