Chelsea eye Everton midfielder, rival Liverpool for Klopp’s long-term goal

Chelsea wish to boil p*ss on Merseyside by taking considered one of Everton’s brightest skills now earlier than nipping in forward of Liverpool in the summertime for one of many Reds’ midfield targets…


Chelsea seem decided to pillage Everton within the subsequent 5 days. Initially it was thought their main Toffees goal was Anthony Gordon. Now it appears their sights are shifting to Amadou Onana.

The Blues are determined for a central midfielder, having seen provides for Enzo Fernandez and Moises Caicedo rejected by Benfica and Brighton respectively. The Occasions says Chelsea are actually ramping up their pursuit of Onana earlier than subsequent Tuesday’s deadline.

The Belgium worldwide solely moved to Goodison in the summertime for a payment of round £30million and he has since been one of many few good issues about Everton’s wretched season. The Toffees are apparently not eager to promote but when Chelsea rock up with over £50million in money, there could possibly be a deal to be achieved.

Neither Onana or Gordon have educated in current days, apparently, whereas they wait on suitors to make their transfer and Everton faff about in figuring out a substitute for Frank Lampard. Gordon shall be again in his boots at Finch Farm at the moment, although, with each Chelsea and Newcastle able to look elsewhere whereas the asking value for his providers stays extreme.

Newcastle are mentioned to be prepared to pay £40million however Everton are nonetheless insisting on one thing nearer to £60million, regardless of his kind falling off a cliff this time period.


No matter whether or not they signal a midfielder within the coming days, Chelsea will nonetheless be trying to reinforce their engine room in the summertime. Which could possibly be unhealthy information for Liverpool.

The Reds are additionally in dire want of midfielders, arguably extra so than Chelsea, however Jurgen Klopp appears more and more prone to mend and make do by means of to the tip of the season earlier than they go for a high goal. Ideally Jude Bellingham, however Wolves’ Matheus Nunes can also be of their sights.

In response to The Telegraph, Chelsea additionally need Nunes. The Portugal midfielder moved to Molineux final summer time, when Liverpool had been additionally sniffing however selected to go away it. Wolves paid £44million and, apparently, £55million could possibly be sufficient to safe Nunes this summer time.

Chelsea may make that sum by promoting Kai Havertz. Although most likely to not Bayern Munich.

Experiences not too long ago counsel the Bavarians have been monitoring Havertz with a view to a summer time transfer, however Sky Germany says that’s not the case. And so they definitely don’t ses him as a centre-forward. Not daft, Bayern.

However that doesn’t imply Chelsea aren’t open to promoting, with a price ticket between £44million and £53million. Which might imply successful of not less than £20million on the funding they made in 2020.

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