Chelsea Interested In Signing 28-Year-Old African Shot-Stopper
The London giants have made an enquiry into the availability of Rennes shot-stopper Edouard Mendy as English manager eyes competition for Kepa Arrizabalaga. Senegal international is admired by Blues head of goalkeeping Christophe Lollichon………..Chelsea Interested In Signing 28-Year-Old African Shot-Stopper
Lollichon had a spell at Rennes himself and has made no secret of his admiration for Edouard. Rennes have been holding negotiations with the London giants as they look to sign Fikayo Tomori on loan. And Blues chiefs have now asked about a deal for Mendy.
Frank Lampard wants to continue adding to his squad this summer but is being forced to scour the market for cheaper alternatives after spending big already. Werner and Ziyech have already been brought in for a combined £80m and Chilwell and Havertz’s expected arrivals will likely push their summer spending over the £200m mark……….Chelsea Interested In Signing 28-Year-Old African Shot-Stopper
A shot-stopper and centre-back are next on the English manager’s priorities. Jan Oblak was the top goalkeeping target but he will be too expensive, with Atletico Madrid demanding more than £100m for his services. So the 28-year-old goalkeeper has emerged as a cheaper alternative.
At centre-half, Thiago Silva, the PSG centre-back who will be involved in Sunday’s UCL final with Bayern Munich, is a possible option. Branislav Ivanovic was also being considered for a surprise return but the London giants have opted against a move for the Russian.
PSG’s Thiago Silva is one option on a free transfer. A surprise return for Branislav Ivanovic had also been tentatively discussed but won’t now happen. The London giants manager Frank Lampard is bringing in Anthony Barry from Wigan Athletic for his backroom team.