Chelsea are persevering with talks with Palmeiras over the potential €60million switch of highly-rated Brazilian wonderkid Estevao Willian, CaughtOffside understands.
Considered one of many greatest prospects in Brazil, Estevao can also be on the radar of Barcelona, however sources with an in depth understanding of the present scenario have knowledgeable CaughtOffside that Chelsea are main the race for his signature.
As of now, the Blues are the membership understood to have taken probably the most concrete steps over signing Estevao, with negotiations ongoing over the construction of fee phrases to Palmeiras, together with his €60m launch clause getting used as a baseline for negotiations. That is maybe unsurprisingly trying too costly for Barcelona, who’ve properly famous Monetary Honest Play issues for the time being.
Chelsea have tended to prioritise the recruitment of younger gamers like this underneath the possession of Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali, so this appears like one other promising transfer in the event that they handle to tug it off, with Mauricio Pochettino lastly beginning to get one of the best out of this gifted and youthful squad at Stamford Bridge.
We’re additionally more likely to see outgoings this January, nevertheless, with Armando Broja probably set to depart within the subsequent few days, CaughtOffside understands.
Though Broja’s worth is simply round €27m – decrease than the £35m that different sources have claimed – it nonetheless appears that is proving too costly for a lot of golf equipment, although some curiosity from each West Ham and Inter Milan stays.
Trevoh Chalobah’s future has nonetheless not been determined, however it now appears more and more doubtless that his get better from a current damage might imply an exit from Chelsea is delayed till the summer time. Fulham, West Ham and Crystal Palace are monitoring Chalobah, however as issues stand it appears many of the curiosity is in a mortgage, whereas Chelsea would like a everlasting sale.