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Chelsea is aiming to sign a £27,000-per-week star from a Premier League opponent

Antonio Nusa

According to transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano in an exclusive interview with GIVEMESPORT, Chelsea and Manchester City have spoken about the potential transfer of Cole Palmer to Stamford Bridge.

Blues manager, Mauricio Pochettino, is eager to close other transfer deals before Friday’s 11pm deadline. Chelsea have spent more than £350 million on reinforcements since the summer window opened for business.

Cole Palmer might be the latest addition to Chelsea

Chelsea and Manchester City are currently in negotiations, according to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano. Cole Palmer said he would be open to a transfer move to Stamford Bridge during his talks.

According to the trustworthy reporter, the defending Premier League winners are not interested in selling the winger. Cole Palmer has already scored twice in 121 minutes of action this season. Man City don’t want to sell their attacker for less than £45 million. Palmer was selected by Chelsea as their key attacking target in the closing days of the transfer window. Recently, Man City rejected Chelsea’s £35 million opening offer.

Prior to the deadline, West Ham United and Brighton & Hove Albion were also keeping tabs on Palmer’s status. As a result, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that he was unclear of Palmer’s long-term future. The Cityzens academy graduate said he wants to play more. The arrival of £55.5 million Jeremy Doku from Rennes, who has given him additional competition.

Palmer still has three years left on his £27,000 per week deal. Hence, Manchester City are in a strong negotiation position, which might make Chelsea’s pursuit challenging.

Fabrizio Romano gives information about Cole Palmer

Romano is aware that Chelsea has made it a priority to bring in another attacker before the impending deadline, which has led to Palmer coming to their attention.

The esteemed journalist is aware that the capital club has gotten in touch with Manchester City to see whether a deal for the England under-21 international is feasible. Palmer’s teammate Kyle Walker called him “incredible”.

Speaking with GIVEMESPORT, Fabrizio Romano said:

“They will sign one more player. That’s the idea and they are working on it. I shared the news about Cole Palmer because I’m told that they added his name to the list.”

Romano further added, saying

“They had some contacts, so they’re trying to understand how to make it happen and if there is a chance, with Manchester City, to find a way.”

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