Chelsea Mercato : The Blues have decided to react after the numerous departures. They will take out the checkbook this summer to strengthen.
Chelsea Mercato: Tuchel ready to put his hand in his pocket
Thomas Tuchel was surprised by the announcement of the departure of Antonio Rüdiger. The German coach had allowed the defender to reach his full potential. The two men had won the Champions League last season. To compensate for his departure, Thomas Tuchel would be interested in a young nugget of RB Leipzig.
According to Turkish insider Ekrem Konur, Chelsea would like to recruit Joško Gvardiol. The young Croatian hopeful has revealed himself this season and has established himself as a starter despite the change of coach. His performances have attracted the biggest European clubs. Newcastle and Manchester United have also come to the information for the 20-year-old Croatian international. The Croatian international is left-handed like Antonio Rüdiger and has plenty of room for improvement. The Blues would prepare an offer of 60 million euros to convince Leipzig. Joško Gvardiol is one of the many tracks of Thomas Tuchel to rebuild his defense. The German coach also likes Presnel Kimpembe, Pau Torres and Jules Kounde.
Chelsea soon in danger?
Thomas Tuchel‘s men are no longer advancing in the league. After the defeat of the Blues against Everton, Arsenal came back to three points of Chelsea. The Blues will have to resume their march forward to avoid losing their third place. The qualification for the next Champions League is crucial for the future of the club.
In parallel, the sale of the club would have reached its final stage. According to Sky Sports, the new owner could be announced by June. It will not be Jim Ratcliffe, the owner of OGC Nice had made an offer of more than 4 billion pounds, which proved to be lower than other offers received by Roman Abramovich. The sale of the club should kick-start the Blues‘ mercato. At the moment, Chelsea is still unable to recruit.