Spanish reports indicate that Chelsea has submitted a staggering £112 million offer for Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde. Despite the player’s desire to stay in the Spanish capital amidst alleged interest from the Blues. Despite the impending arrival of Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund. The 24-year-old influential midfielder is in expectation to maintain a crucial role in Carlo Ancelotti’s project at Real Madrid.
Since his breakthrough into Zinedine Zidane’s highly successful team during the 2018/19 season. Federico Valverde has made a significant impact at the Bernabeu. The talented midfielder’s impressive loan stint with Deportivo La Coruna played a pivotal role in his rise to prominence.
Amidst Federico Valverde’s successful tenure at Real Madrid, which includes two La Liga titles, a Champions League victory. A Copa del Rey triumph, and five other trophies. Reports from Spanish outlet Defensa Central suggest that Mauricio Pochettino aims to harness Valverde’s exceptional quality and winning mindset as part of his revolution at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea is reportedly preparing a substantial offer of £95 million upfront, with an additional £17 million in add-ons, for Federico Valverde. However, despite Chelsea’s interest, the 24-year-old midfielder intends to remain at Real Madrid as they aim to seek revenge against La Liga champions Barcelona in the upcoming season.
Chelsea and their quest for Glory
Chelsea is actively looking to revamp their midfield options, with potential departures of Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, and Ruben Loftus-Cheek. While Chelsea had shown strong interest in Sporting’s Manuel Ugarte. They decided to abandon the deal on Sunday evening due to what is as unrealistic demands from the player’s side.
Following a medical examination in France, Manuel Ugarte is now poised to join Paris Saint-Germain. Leaving Chelsea to shift their focus towards his international teammate, Federico Valverde. Meanwhile, Chelsea is also believed to be in competition with Arsenal for the signature of Moises Caicedo.
However, it is important to acknowledge that Chelsea needs to generate significant funds this summer to sustain their continued spending. The club is presently under FIFA’s Financial Fair Play scrutiny after their substantial investments exceeding £600 million. Facilitated by Todd Boehly, during the previous two transfer windows.
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