Transfer news Chelsea Roundup The Blues are expected to transfer 40 million euros to Villarreal; Brendan Rodgers insists Wesley Fofana is not for sale, and more
Chelsea won 1-0 first Everton in their Premier League opener on Saturday at Goodison Park. Jorginho scored from the spot to help coach Thomas Tuchel start the new season with a win.
Meanwhile, The Blues are estimating a sum of 40 million euros for a Villarreal in front of. Elsewhere, Brendan Rodgers said Wesley Fofana – the target of the Blues – is not for sale.
On that note, here’s a look at the key Chelsea transfer stories on August 6, 2022:
Chelsea plan to spend 40 million euros for Arnaut Danjuma
Chelsea are contemplating a €40 million move for Arnaut Danjuma, according to Fichajes Difficult to handle. Tuchel remains in the market to attack reinforcements, with the futures of some of his current strikers flying in the air. Danjuma has emerged as an option to strengthen its frontline.
The Dutchman was first eyed by Bournemouth and moved to Villarreal last summer after a near-perfect season in the Championship. The player has been in fine form in La Liga, finishing his final season with 16 goals in 34 games. His exploits have made him a fan at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues lack the number 9 specialist after Romelu Lukaku left Inter Milan on loan this summer. Danjuma can fill the void left by the Belgian, and the London giants are planning to launch an attack for him soon.
Brendan Rodgers insists Wesley Fofana will not be sold
Brendan Rodgers asserts that Wesley Fofana and James Maddison will not be on sale this summer. The French defender has been a target for Chelsea this summer, while Tuchel is in dire need of a new centre-back.
Speak to the press, Rodgers said both players are assets and will not be reduced.
“I have mentioned before, and I repeat, these players are not for sale. These are very important players for us. I think, obviously, there is a situation at the club where We need to move some players out, but for sure, Rodgers said.
Rodgers responded bluntly when asked if Leicester would accept a big offer for both players.
Rodgers said: “It will be up to the club.
No one wants Chelsea no. Thomas Tuchel says: 9 shirts
Thomas Tuchel has said that no player wants to wear the number 9 shirt at Chelsea. This shirt was last worn by Romelu Lukaku, who moved to Inter Milan on loan.
Speak Recently, Tuchel revealed that the common belief is that the shirt is cursed.
“It’s cursed, people tell me it’s cursed. It’s not a case we left open for tactical reasons, because some players on the roster came and naturally took it. There was no need for it. great demand for Number 9, as the player sometimes Tuchel said.
“Everybody who’s been at the club longer than me says to me, ‘Well, you know, it’s like he has nine, but he doesn’t score, he has nine and he doesn’t score either’. So now we have a moment where nobody wants to touch the number 9”.
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