Gifted Russian Premier League midfielder Arsen Zakharyan on Chelsea radar
Thomas Tuchel is yet to fill the void in the midfield after allowing Billy Gilmour to sign for Norwich on a season-long loan, with returning loanees Tiemoue Bakayoko and Ruben Loftus-Cheek also expected to depart.
Nevertheless, it is understood Blues officials have identified the 18-year-old midfielder as a potential target.
The youngster, who has only featured in 16 matches for Dynamo’s senior team after earning his debut in January, is said to be available for around £10 million.
Chelsea plan to add a buy-back option in the Abraham-Roma transfer deal
Abraham is said on whether to leave Stamford Bridge or remain at the club and fight for his place, in spite of seemingly being deemed surplus to requirements by Thomas Tuchel.
Should he depart as expected, Goal are reporting that the Blues want to include a buy-back option in any possible transfer, just in case their academy product takes his game to a new level and the London giants become keen to re-sign him.
Chelsea holding keen interest in impressive La Liga sensaiton
Barcelona are struggling to tie sensation Ilaix Moriba down to a new deal at the Nou Camp, and Spanish outlet Sport report Chelsea have ‘always loved’ the 18-year-old Spaniard.
Ilaix, who emerged from Blaugrana’s academy to make 18 senior appearances last term, recently entered the final year of his deal at the club and is yet to accept an extension.
Barca are not willing to increase their latest offer for the ace, believed to be around £2 million per year, meaning they may be forced to sell him while they still can this summer.
And the Blues are said to be long-term admirers of Ilaix, who could fill the void left by Billy Gilmour in the German coach’s squad this term.
Chelsea in danger of losing one of their key players Antonio Rudiger
Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger‘s contract situation, according to the latest reports.
The German star is entering the final year of his deal with the Blues and according to Sky Sports’ Dharmesh Sheth, 28-year-old Antonio is currently weighing up one of the biggest decisions of his professional career.