Chelsea transfer news – Latest on Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell and Dayot Upamecano links


Reports from various media outlets earlier this month claimed that Chelsea were interested in the acquisition of the 21-year-old Bayer Leverkusen winger.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has categorically denied reports that were claiming the Blues had made an offer for Bayer Leverkusen winger Kai Havertz.

Ligalive reported earlier this month that Havertz, who is also attracting interest from Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, is a transfer target of the Stamford Bridge outfit.

The Blues have since then confirmed the acquisition of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig, having already completed the signing of Hakim Ziyech from Ajax in January.

However, Lampard stated today in his pre-Manchester City press conference that Chelsea are yet to make a bid for the 21-year-old, although the former Blues midfielder didn’t go so far as to deny that his side hold an interest in the Germany international.

Chelsea are interested in the acquisition of the 20-year-old Bayer Leverkusen winger.
He has scored 12 goals in 29 Bundesliga appearances this season (Image Copyright: imago images / Laci Perenyi)

Top News 2: Chelsea eyeing summer swoop of Upamecano

Chelsea transfer news – Latest on Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell and Dayot Upamecano links
The Blues are reportedly eyeing a summer swoop for the RB Leipzig center-half (Image Copyright: imago images / VI Images xGerritxvanxKeulenxIVx 408246977)
Manchester United and Arsenal have also been linked with the RB Leipzig center-back who has performed excellently in the 2019/20 Bundesliga campaign.

Chelsea are preparing to launch a summer move for RB Leipzig center-back Dayot Upamecano, as Frank Lampard looks to steady his defense ahead of next season.

Having scored the 4th highest goals of any side in the Premier League this season, the Blues have emerged as a real attacking threat to opposition sides.

Their defensive form, though, has been a source of concern for the Stamford Bridge outfit, with Chelsea getting in 40 goals in only 30 Premier League games so far this campaign.

Perhaps that’s the reason why The Athletic [via Evening Standard] is linking the Blues with a summer move for Upamecano whose presence in the heart of Leipzig defense has shored their backline and allowed them to concede only 36 goals in 33 German top-flight matches this term.

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Top News 3: Chelsea suffer blow in pursuit of Ben Chilwell

Amid rumors that the Stamford Bridge outfit have identified PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa as the replacement of the Englishman, reports continue to link them with the Leicester City full-back.

Chelsea have suffered a blow in their pursuit of long-term transfer target Ben Chilwell after Inter Milan decided not to pursue the signing of two Stamford Bridge full-backs.

Antonio Conte’s side, who are looking to sign a new left-back this summer, have been linked with a double summer swoop for Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri.

Their potential chase by the Nerazzurri promised to present an ideal opening for the Blues who could then have utilized the duo’s transfer fees to fund the signing of Chilwell.

However, after Teamtalk reported Wednesday that the San Siro outfit have ruled out moves for the duo, Chelsea’s plans to sign the Leicester City full-back might be in jeopardy.

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