Leeds and Chelsea have agreed on a deal for Raphinia. The Blues only need to agree on personal terms with the striker and Raphinia becomes a player for Chelsea. Thomas Tuchel is an ardent admirer of the winger. Moreover, according to multiple reports, he was pushing for the club to sign the striker. According to The Athletic, the Blues are close to signing the player in what’ll be a £55 million deal.
Chelsea are off to a good start under new owner Todd Bohely. However, it has been a slow start by the club in the transfer window. Recently, Chelsea went through a restructuring in the management. Transfer expert and Club director Marina Granovskaia has left the club.
So has the club chairman Bruce Buck. Todd Boehlyy will operate as the sporting director until the club can find a full-time replacement. After sorting issues at the bureaucratic level, it’s now time for the Blues to focus on player sales and arrival.
The Blues are on the verge of building a strong team for the next summer after handing the transfer reigns to Thomas Tuchel
It seems that they have started this phase with a bang. Chelsea swooped the Raphinia deal from Arsenal at the last minute. Thomas Tuchel is getting a very entertaining and versatile player in the form of Raphinia. Moreover, Raphinia is pretty dangerous in the last third and with a proper finisher, he could be a lethal chance creator.
Raheem Sterling also has had links with Chelsea this summer. According to a report from the Guardian, Chelsea and Manchester City have held “positive talks” about the striker. A bid is about to happen any day now.
Thomas Tuchel also want Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona. Dembele enjoyed the best years of his career under Thomas Tuchel at Dortmund and he will be eager for a reunion with the best coach he’s worked with. Barcelona and Chelsea have had multiple positive talks regarding Dembele. However, The final decision resides with the player himself.
The Blues are building something special at Stamford Bridge. If they get their hands on their preferred players, it is not prudent to say that they can challenge for a host of trophies this season.
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