Chelsea is reportedly considering a swap deal involving Trevoh Chalobah, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Romelu Lukaku in exchange for Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana. The Blues view Onana as their primary goalkeeping target and are willing to offer a transfer fee ranging between £35-£40 million to secure his services from the Italian club. This is according to sources from Football Insider.
Despite joining Chelsea in 2022, Romelu Lukaku has spent the entire 2022-23 season on loan at Inter Milan. During this time. Trevoh Chalobah has seen a decrease in his playing time and has started only 18 Premier League games for Chelsea this season. Meanwhile, Kalidou Koulibaly has started 20 games for the club. As per talkSPORT’s report on June 12th. Chelsea is reportedly willing to entertain offers for both their current goalkeepers. Kepa Arrizabalaga and Edouard Mendy.
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In recent seasons, neither Kepa Arrizabalaga nor Edouard Mendy have been able to establish themselves as the undisputed first-choice goalkeeper at Stamford Bridge. As a result, Chelsea is now considering the possibility of offloading both keepers. They see Andre Onana as the ideal replacement for the position. Onana, who joined Inter Milan from Ajax on a free transfer last summer. It is currently under contract with the Italian club until 2027.
According to the Evening Standard’s report on June 11th. Andre Onana expressed his contentment with Inter Milan after their close loss to Manchester City in the Champions League final. Stating that he is “so happy” at the Italian club. Onana had an active season. Making 41 appearances across all competitions for Inter and managing to keep 19 clean sheets during those matches.
In unrelated news, Chelsea is rumored to be considering a move for a new midfielder following Liverpool’s recent acquisition in that position.
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