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Sancho, Dembele, Werner - Every Chelsea transfer link rated ahead of £150m summer window spree

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Chelsea have started their summer transfer business early after sealing a deal for Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech.

The Blues have agreed an initial fee of £33.4million and the Moroccan international will arrive at Stamford Bridge in July.

Ziyech adds depth to Frank Lampard's attacking options, but the Chelsea boss will be hoping to add further names at the end of the season, with a reported transfer kitty of £150million to spend.

The west Londoners have been linked with a host of players in a variety of positions, including a new goalkeeper to replace club record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga.

But how likely are the rumours, and who will seal a move to Chelsea in the summer?

football.london takes a look at every single big-name player linked to the Blues.

Video Loading Video Unavailable Nick Pope

The Burnley goalkeeper is being watched by a number of clubs and if Kepa's struggles continue entering the business stage of the campaign then Chelsea would consider signing another goalkeeper capable of being first choice.

Willy Caballero is out of contract in the summer but is yet to confirm if he will be retiring or not, meaning Chelsea are likely to sign a new keeper. But Pope is only going to sign if he is challenging to be the No1.

Andre Onana

A similar stance to Pope, although the Ajax keeper has previously spoken of his desire to play in the Premier League. The Hakim Ziyech transfer throws a curve ball into the mix, though.

Are the clubs likely to do business again so soon? Or will the Dutch side be reluctant to send another of their key players to Stamford Bridge?

(Image: Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images) Ben Chilwell

Left back remains a significant issue with Cesar Azpilicueta currently being used there. There is an expectation that at least one of Marcos Alonso or Emerson Palmieri (maybe even both) will depart in the summer.

Chilwell has been earmarked as the prime target for some time and at this early stage it looks like he is still top of Chelsea's list.

But he is in the middle of a long-term contract at Leicester, who will almost certainly be in the Champions League and under no financial pressure to sell.

It is a move that could happen but it will be expensive.

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The Watford midfielder will only likely join if N'Golo Kante is somehow coaxed away by Real Madrid or another European superclub. Otherwise there seems little chance of a move happening.

Wilfried Zaha

Chelsea's hierarchy were not 100 percent keen on signing the Crystal Palace attacker for two reasons - the exorbitant fee it would cost to sign him and his age. Another move that does not seem likely come the summer unless the south London club significantly lower their evaluation.

Jadon Sancho

A far more enticing prospect than Zaha due to his age and potential to develop further. There remains an acceptance at Borussia Dortmund that he will be sold in July but they will hold out for about €100million.

He grew up as a Chelsea fan so that could sway the deal but a number of other top sides will be interested in him and a potentially big Euro 2020 could increase that asking price even more.

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The Germany striker has a £50million release clause in his contract that must be activated by April and, much like Sancho, it is expected that he will be leaving the Bundesliga at the end of this season.

However Liverpool, the Premier League champion-elect, are among a very long list of suitors and despite Chelsea's clear interest in Werner there is likely to be a real scrap to see who ends up getting him.

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Moussa Dembele was heavily linked with a move to a host of Premier League clubs in January, including Chelsea.

But there was not unanimous agreement last month when it came to whether the Lyon goalscorer would be a transformative addition to the squad.

However, there was a firm enquiry made and the potential of him signing in the summer should not be entirely discounted, although other alternatives will be pursued first.


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