Chelsea To Complete Deals For Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz, and Thiago Silva Before Friday. Good morning, Chelsea fans! It’s going to be a busy week for the Blues and boss Frank Lampard
THREE signings are set to be made this week, with deals Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz, and Thiago Silva all close to completion.
England left-back Chilwell is joining in for an initial £50m fee, plus add-ons, from Leicester City.
Brazilian defender Silva is arriving on a free transfer having left Paris Saint-Germain Silva is set to have a medical this week after agreeing on a one-year contract and both he and Chelsea have the option of extending his deal by a further year.
German playmaker Havertz, meanwhile, is to incoming from Bayer Leverkusen. The 21-year-old will cost Chelsea around £90million.
Havertz is expected to sign a five-year contract with the west Londoners worth £310,000-A-WEEK – which equates to £80.6m over five years.
There could be a fourth addition at Chelsea this week, too, with reports in France claiming the club are poised to sign defender Malang Sarr on a four-year deal.
Telefoot claim the 21-year-old center-back will undergo a medical in London this week. Sarr is a free agent left Nice in June after turning down a new contract with the Ligue 1 club.
That deal could see Fikori Tomori be made available for loan from Chelsea and, according to The Telegraph, Everton are eyeing a move.
The England international is also a target for Rennes in France.
Chelsea are also expected to bring in a new goalkeeper this summer to replace Kepa.
Mike Maignan, who has been an ever-present for Lille over the past three seasons, is said to be on Lampard’’s wish list. The 25-year-old is believed to be valued at around £27m and would be a cheaper alternative to £50m-rated Nick Pope.
And finally, Tiemoue Bakayoko is set to depart Stamford Bridge for around £26million. Gazzetta dello Sport claim he is to join AC Milan this week.