Chelsea proprietor Todd Boehly has reportedly informed Cesar Azpilicueta that he can’t depart Chelsea regardless of robust curiosity from Barcelona.
Barcelona supervisor Xaxi just lately informed Chelsea duo Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso that he would do ‘the whole lot attainable’ to signal them this summer time.
The connection between the 2 golf equipment just lately took a success when the La Liga facet hijacked a transfer for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde, who had agreed to hitch the Blues and the membership had anticipated him to reach at Stamford Bridge .
Kounde’s transfer to Barcelona was a significant blow to Chelsea’s switch plans and the Premier League facet are believed to be ‘indignant’ over the state of affairs, particularly as Xavi’s facet are nonetheless attempting to signal Azpilicueta and Alonso.
New Blues proprietor Boehly, who succeeded Roman Abramovich on the finish of Might, is now stopping the Chelsea captain from becoming a member of the Catalan giants, in accordance with The Occasions.
Chelsea have already misplaced Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen to Actual Madrid and Barcelona respectively this summer time and though they’ve signed Kalidou Koulibaly on a everlasting foundation they need extra defensive reinforcements earlier than permitting Azpilicueta and Alonso to depart.
In the meantime, the west London facet have failed in a gap £63m bid for Leicester Metropolis centre-back Wesley Fofana.
The 24-year-old Frenchman is eager on a transfer to Stamford Bridge and has made it clear to the Foxes that he needs to depart the membership.
Leicester are eager to maintain Fofana and have put a price ticket of £80million on the defender, hoping the valuation will put Chelsea off a transfer.
Nevertheless, Chelsea is sticking along with his transfer to Fofana, realizing he needs to hitch them.
Chelsea have already agreed wage ideas with Fofana and he’ll considerably enhance his wage in west London.
Nevertheless, agreeing a cope with Leicester is way extra difficult and Chelsea have failed with a gap bid for the defender.
Chelsea’s season begins on August 6 once they face Everton.
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