Since satisfying the £54 million (€60m/$68 m) release clause for Timo Werner at RB Leipzig, Chelsea is aggressively attempting to make sure about the marking of Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell.
Neither Liverpool nor Manchester United was ready to pay that amount for the 24-year-old forward, enabling the Blues to shut-in ahead of next season on their subsequent signature.
Before agreeing to move to Stamford Bridge, Manager Frank Lampard and defender Antonio Rudiger both talked straightforwardly to Werner. At the finish of the season, His agent Karlheinz Forster trained Leipzig’s boss that his customer was ready to move to west London.
After the £37m deal for Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech in February (€40m/$46m), the Blues’ spending is presently up to a joined £91m ($114m) however Goal has learned that with the same vitality as their latest two signings, Chilwell is being sought after.
In contrast to the Werner and Ziyech deals, Chilwell ‘s deal is complicated because of the absence of a release clause. The club, consequently, necessities to talk about a deal with Leicester to take him to Stamford Bridge next season.
In this regard, Manchester United ‘s deal for Harry Maguire has started a trend and Chilwell will probably cost more than £80 m ($100 m). Be that as it may, Leicester has not placed a sticker price on its main asset which they plan to hold.
The finish of-season standings of the Premier League could even now have an impact on negotiating positions as Leicester and Chelsea are all around placed to qualify for the Champions League.
Chelsea may reignite enthusiasm for its previous academy star and Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake past Chilwell. Chelsea sold Ake for £ 20 m ($25 m) to the Cherries in 2017 however added a £ 40 m ($50 m) buyback choice that will lapse this summer.
Chelsea will also take a gander at offloading players this summer, selling Emerson Palmieri or Marcos Alonso to make way for another left-back.