Today's Top Words:
chelsea p united premier stamford would transfer giroud lampard move bridge manchester summer more club
Chelsea ready to offer £21million to sign defender Marash Kumbulla

Below is a summary of the full article. Click here for the full version or go back to Chelsea Live

Kumbulla is a target for Chelsea (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea are prepared to pay £21million upfront to sign Hellas Verona star Marash Kumbulla, according to reports in Italy.

Kumbulla is a rising star in Serie A, only turned 20 in February and is a top target of Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan.

However, Italian publication L’Arena claim Chelsea are keen to beat their former manager to the signing and have indicated they will pay a significant sum for the young centre-back.

Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news live

Frank Lampard wants to continue altering his Chelsea squad and is targeting the addition of fledgling talent, as well as established stars.

Ajax star Hakim Ziyech became Lampard’s first major signing and Chelsea are working on a way to make sure Kumbulla joins the attacking midfielder at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are willing to pay the transfer fee upfront, which could set them apart from Inter despite the fact the Italian club has already held extensive talks with the player and Hellas.

Kumbulla has held talks with Inter (Picture: Getty)

The Blues are set to back their manager in the coming summer window after a transfer ban and Lampard is plotting a big summer window.

Advertisement Advertisement

But the Chelsea boss’ plans might be derailed by the coronavirus pandemic which has forced football to go into shutdown.

The Premier League has extended the 2019/2020 season indefinitely and talks are underway about what to do with the summer transfer window.

MORE: Michael Ballack reveals his biggest Chelsea regret

MORE: Why Chelsea and Liverpool have cooled their interest in Jadon Sancho as Manchester United close in

Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more stories like this, check our sport page.

Advertisement Advertisement Share this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy linkShare this article via commentShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitter MoreAntonio ConteChelsea FCChelsea transfer newsInter MilanTransfer News and RumoursTammy Abraham tells Marcus Rashford to 'stay away' from Chelsea transfer targetJadon Sancho makes transfer decision between Chelsea and Manchester UnitedWhy Chelsea and Liverpool have cooled their interest in Jadon SanchoRio Ferdinand tells Man Utd to sign 'great' striker ahead of Liverpool and Chelsea
For more news relating to Liverpool, visit our sister site LFC Live.
Click to visit Metro | Click to return to Chelsea Live
Share Chelsea Live

Dont Buy The Sun

rss icon

Arsenal News - Chelsea News - Everton News - Liverpool FC News - Man City News - Manchester United News - Newcastle News - Spurs News - West Ham News - Celtic News - Rangers News - BeIN Sports Schedule - Internet Commentator Database - Shortwave Radio Schedules - < - Contact

©2018 Chelsea Live.

Valid XHTML 1.0 StrictDont Buy The Sun [Valid RSS]