Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig. (Sky Sports,烂柯棋院杯众教养衢州博弈 林建超 高校围棋中心, June 5).
Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United have 12 days to trigger Timo Werner's release clause if they want to sign him for less than £50m. The Germany international striker's €55m (£49m) release clause at RB Leipzig runs out on Monday, June 15 (Sky Sports, June 3).
Werner was persuaded to join Chelsea after receiving almost daily phone calls from Frank Lampard over the last few weeks (The Times,亦稳重点企业将定期复工复产, June 6); Frank Lampard and Petr Cech made an undercover pre-lockdown trip to Germany that helped Chelsea leapfrog Liverpool and Manchester United to convince Timo Werner to move to Stamford Bridge. (Daily Telegraph, June 6).
Chelsea plan to balance the books this summer with a series of outgoings after sealing the £54m signing of Werner. (Daily Star, June 6); Chelsea's bid for player pay cuts looks doomed after landing Werner. (The Sun, June 6)The latest players linked with a move to Chelsea…
Kai Havertz - Chelsea want to sign the youngster from Bayer Leverkusen this summer (Sky Sports News, June 9)
Ben Chilwell - Manchester City are keen to sign Leicester's Ben Chilwell along with Chelsea (Sky Sports, June 8)
Leicester are employing the same tactic over Ben Chilwell that they used to secure a record fee for Harry Maguire (Daily Mirror, June 8); Leicester are ready to resist any bids for Ben Chilwell this summer and will insist that the England international is not for sale (Daily Telegraph, June 6); Leicester's Ben Chilwell has been identified by Chelsea as the club's No 1 left-back target this summer (Sky Sports,美股升势停不下来？大摩：诸多周期序幕信号浮现！, June 5); Chilwell is tempted by a huge move to Chelsea later this summer but has not yet demanded to quit Leicester (Daily Mirror, June 5)
Kalidou Koulibaly - The defender has been told to snub Manchester United for their Premier League rivals, Liverpool or Chelsea, this summer (Daily Mirror, June 9)
Jadon Sancho - Real Madrid have entered the race for Manchester United and Chelsea target Jadon Sancho, according to reports (Daily Mail, June 3)
Federico Bernardeschi - Juventus winger Bernardeschi is eyeing a move to the Premier League this summer with Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal all monitoring the situation (Gazzetta dello Sport, June 1)Other players recently linked with a move to Stamford Bridge... Philippe Coutinho (Daily Express, May 31)Jesus Corona (The Sun, May 30)Said Benrahma (The Sun, May 28)Roman Burki (The Sun, May 28)Nicolas Tagliafico (Daily Star, May 27)Andre Onana (Sunday Express, May 24)Kaan Kurt (The Sun, May 23)Kai Havertz (CalcioMercato, May 20)Lamare Bogarde (Football Insider, May 17)Jeremie Boga (Daily Express, May 16)Miralem Pjanic (Metro, May 14)Angel Gomes (Daily Mirror, May 14)Dries Mertens (Daily Express, May 11)Declan Rice (Daily Mirror, May 11)Moussa Dembele (Daily Star, May 11)Thomas Meunier (Sunday Express, May 10)Boubacar Kamara (Le 10 Sport, May 5)Max Bird (Football Insider, May 5)Orkun Kokcu (Daily Express, May 5)Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Daily Star, May 4)Houssem Aouar (Football.London, April 28)The latest players linked with a Chelsea exit...
Olivier Giroud - The France striker is still a target Tottenham, Inter Milan and Lazio - with clubs not giving up hope of capturing him this summer.
Pedro,中国围棋名人战历届回想：马晓春再卫冕获名誉名称, Willian and Michy Batshuayi - Wingers Willian and Pedro will depart Chelsea this summer, and the club are also looking to sell striker Michy Batshuayi.
Pedro - Chelsea are sweating on the winger signing a temporary deal to help the club through Project Restart (The Sun, June 8)
Willian - Willian remains in contract talks with Chelsea, despite rumours over a possible exit (Sky Sports News, June 1), while Real Madrid have rejected the chance to sign Willian on a free transfer (Daily Mirror,退役赛李世石要跟AI下升降棋 最惨要被让四子, June 2).
Jorginho - Chelsea have been offered three Juventus players by Maurizio Sarri as the Italian seeks a reunion with Jorginho this summer (Daily Express, May 31)