Chelsea pinpoint prime two switch targets after making N’Golo Kante determination

Chelsea landed Romelu Lukaku on a membership file £97.5million deal in the summertime window, while they managed to signal Saul Niguez on a season-long mortgage on deadline day

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Chelsea will reportedly stay available in the market for a central midfielder even when they signal Saul Niguez to a everlasting deal subsequent summer season.

The Blues landed Saul on deadline day final week, with the Atletico Madrid star becoming a member of on a season-long mortgage with an possibility to purchase inserted into the deal.

Thomas Tuchel’s prime goal for the window simply gone was to land a centre ahead and he struck gold in signing Romelu Lukaku for £97.5million from Inter Milan.

A transfer for Saul seemed unlikely going into the ultimate hours of the window, however managed to get a deal over the road, with the sensation he can rediscover his greatest type beneath Tuchel.

Chelsea imagine they’ve pulled off a serious coup in signing Saul

The Spanish worldwide was deemed surplus to necessities on the Wanda Metropolitano, regardless of serving to the membership to the LaLiga title final season.

The 26-year-old was additionally open to departing after he had been used as a wing-back within the closing months of his spell with Atleti.

Tuchel’s insistence that he’ll play in central midfield was stated to be a decisive think about Saul in the end pushing for a transfer to west London.

He faces intense competitors to earn a spot within the XI nonetheless, with N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho all forward of him within the pecking order.

Nonetheless, the Standard declare that Chelsea have full religion he can provide one thing totally different to the gamers already on the membership and imagine they’ve landed a serious coup along with his £30m possibility.

Regardless of his arrival, the report provides that Kante is ready for a brand new contract having performed a pivotal position of their run to the Champions League beneath Tuchel.

The Frenchman has two years remaining on his present deal and is ready to be rewarded for his tremendous type.

N’Golo Kante will probably be supplied a brand new Chelsea deal, in accordance with experiences


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Even with such a wealthy array of skills, it’s reported {that a} central midfielder might nonetheless be a precedence subsequent summer season, together with signing a brand new central defender.

Declan Rice has lengthy been on Chelsea’s radar and with the West Ham star rejecting approaches for a brand new contract himself, there’s a feeling he may very well be made obtainable subsequent summer season.

Together with the England worldwide, Monaco teen Auerlien Tchouameni is one other participant that may very well be signed, with the 21-year-old incomes rave opinions for his performances each at membership stage and for France.

Declan Rice stays on Chelsea’s shortlist for subsequent summer season


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On the again, the necessity for a brand new arrival is extra stark, with Tuchel’s facet going through as much as the prospect of a serious overhaul within the place.

Kurt Zouma was allowed to depart for West Ham this summer season, whereas Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger will all be free brokers on the finish of the season.

Chelsea spent a lot of the summer season making an attempt to signal Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde, though the Spaniards remained steadfast on their valuation of £68million.

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