Good news to Tuchel as Chelsea submit offer for Sergio Ramos, Adama Traore deal, £100m for Declan Rice and more
It has already been a busy summer of transfer activity at Stamford Bridge, but so far the window has mainly focused on departures meaning Thomas Tuchel is still yet to make a signing since replacing Frank Lampard as head coach.
But having guided the Blues to a sensational Champions League triumph last season, it is likely that the German tactician will be heavily backed by owner Roman Abramovich in the transfer market.
Tuchel is believed to want three new signings as a minimum this summer, with Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland understood to be at the very top of his wish list.
Will the Blues be able to win the race for the striker’s signature?
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Traore, Lukaku and Rice to Chelsea updates
Speaking on the London is Blue Podcast, Matt Law from the Telegraph provided updates on Chelsea’s interest in three stars, Adama Traore, Romelu Lukaku and Declan Rice.
Chelsea are said to be interested in Traore who is rumoured to cost between £20-25m, and haven’t yet given up on a pursuit of Lukaku, especially as Inter need to sell.
Meanwhile, West Ham are demanding £100m for Rice but if it comes down to £70m, things could get ‘interesting’.
Inter leading race for Emerson
The Nerazzurri have made a left-sided player for Simone Inzaghi’s squad a priority this summer, and Emerson is a name who has been persistently linked.
Now, according to Tuttosport, the club is the most viable destination for him should he decide to leave Chelsea for more playing time.
Chelsea make offer for Ramos
Thomas Tuchel has continued to look for more players to join him at Stamford Bridge and now Chelsea have today made an offer for veteran defender, Sergio Ramos.
That is according to Spanish TV station, El Chiringuito.