Chelsea transfer round-up : Blues take Federico Chiesa & Jules Kounde’s blows


Thomas Tuchel might miss out on two of his top transfer targets in this month’s signings, as PSG prepares for a swoop to sign Antonio Rudiger, a German defender

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Chelsea suffered two blows in their pursuit of Thomas Tuchel’s top targets this month’s January transfer window.

After Fabrizio Romeo claimed Tuchel, the Blues were linked to Federico Chiesa of Juventus. “loves”Italic.

They also previously bid for Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde last summer but ultimately failed to bring in the defender after refusing to meet his £68.5million release clause.

Tuchel’s team may also miss out on both of these players, based on updates regarding their availability.

This comes as PSG are reportedly ready to blow Real Madrid, Chelsea and Chelsea out the water with their move towards centre-back Antonio Rudiger.

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PSG swoop for Rudiger

Paris Saint Germain has made their bid to acquire Chelsea’s centre-back Antonio Rudiger. His contract expires at season’s end.

According to FootMercato, PSG plan to outbid their rivals for the German’s signature and have offered him a financial package close to £6m-a-season.

According to the report negotiations between the player and club began in November, when PSG attempted get. “one step ahead of Real Madrid”.

According to the report, Rudiger would rather move to Spain’s giants.

Kounde blow

According to reports, Chelsea could lose the race to sign Sevilla’s centre-back Jules Kounde from Chelsea to a Premier League rival.

Spanish outlet El Nacional claims Liverpool are happy to meet his £68.5m release clause and could make a move for the defender this month.

Although Chelsea has not yet stated whether they will match the Reds offer, the Blues did not raise their bid to cover that amount this summer.

According to reports, Chelsea had agreed to a deal with the Frenchman in the last transfer window. However, Kounde claims that he might have changed his mind. “has given his approval to the offer presented to him by Liverpool”.

Chiesa is moving off

According to reports, Chelsea won’t sign Federico Chiesa from Juventus this month.

Chiesa played a major role in Italy’s win of Euro 2020 last year. His talents were also on full display when it came to facing the Blues in Champions League group stage earlier in the season. This earned him the Man-of-the Match award.

However, a move for the winger has been canceled after his club confirmed that he had suffered an anteriorcruciate ligament injury. He will likely be sidelined for some time. Football.London reports.

A Juventus statement read: “During yesterday’s match (against AS Roma), Federico Chiesa felt a blunt trauma sprain to his left knee.

“Medical performed diagnostic tests this morning to confirm that there was an injury to the anterior cruciate.|Medical revealed an injury of the anterior cruciate ligament. The player will need to have surgery within the next few days.

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