Chelsea have genuine interest in Frenkie de Jong, the latest on Bernardo Silva's future, and are West Ham really targeting Luis Suarez?
My deep dive into the latest transfer news, featuring Frenkie de Jong, Bernardo Silva, Jules Kounde, Luis Suarez, and more.
Could Chelsea really hijack Man United’s move for Frenkie de Jong?
This story has gained a lot of interest, so I thought I’d set the record straight with my current understanding of what is a slightly complex situation.
Chelsea have been interested in Frenkie de Jong for weeks, but they know that Man United have an agreement with Barcelona, and also that Frenkie as of today has no plans to leave Spain.
So far, De Jong remains on the same idea - so Chelsea will not submit offers until they know that Frenkie has different ideas.
In any case, the club's priority now is to continue to strengthen in defence, at least one new centre-back, with Presnel Kimpembe and Jules Kounde on the agenda. More on that below.
As well as that, N'Golo Kante will soon have talks with the club board to discuss his contract. He has been waiting since May 2021, after winning the Champions League, to receive a proposal for an extension.
The latest on Bernardo Silva’s future
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