Transfer update: Lampard eyeing Messi, Silva announcement imminent, Chilwell and Kai Havertz transfers, French defender set for medical
Frank Lampard has been tipped to sign Lionel Messi, who has been reportedly looking for a club this summer. Reports state that the Argentine has decided not to play for Barcelona again. Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has jokingly asked Lampard to go for the 33-year-old
Thiago Silva is set to become a new Chelsea player, with the reports stating that the announcement would be on Thursday. The Brazilian defender is expected to sign a two-year deal, having relieved recently of his duties from PSG as a free agent.
Ben Chilwell is also expected to complete his transfer in the coming days. The Leicester City left-back is said to have had his medical and agreed personal terms with Chelsea. The Blues have agreed to an initial fee of 50 million pounds for the transfer of Chilwell.
Chelsea’s long-term target Kai Havertz could be on his way to Stamford Bridge soon. The Blues have finally had their breakthrough in the pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen star after agreeing a 90 million pounds fee.
The Blues are poised to add another defender to the ranks as French U-21 centre-back Malang Sarr has agreed a move to Chelsea. The OGC Nice free agent will sign a five year deal with the Blues and be immediately sent to loan.