Chelsea enter talks to sign Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic. 27-year-old spent three seasons in Madrid after joining the club from Fiorentina in 2015 Savic played 36 games in this season and Diego Simeone didn’t use him on Europa League final against Marseille.
Atletico Madrid already signed defensive midfielder Rodri, and reach the agreement with Monaco for the transfer of Thomas Lemar. Antoine Griezmann is heavily linked with Barcelona and in high probability, he will leave Wanda Metropolitano this summer. Montenegrin defender had an excellent season in La Liga and with 27 appearances he helped Atletico to finish the competition in second place.
Savic has experience in Premier League as he played in Man City squad before moving in Fiorentina. After three successful years in Serie A, Savic joined Atletico Madrid and become more prolific defender under Diego Simeone. David Luiz probably leave Chelsea and Savic will be the perfect replacement.
Besides Chelsea, Juventus are keen on to add Montenegrin defender as Chiellini and Barzagli soon will retire. Savic price is around €40m and this won’t be a problem for Abramovich, who is still Chelsea’s owner despite his problems with UK government.
Chelsea are desperate to land Real Madrid star Marco Asensio. The Spain international has been heavily linked with a move away from the Bernabeu in recent months. 22-year-old wants to get more game time. The winger has scored 8 goals and made five assists in all competitions.
Los Blancos president Florentino Perez has no interest of selling the Spain talent and he has rejected Chelsea’s offer. Perez considers Asensio as a Real’s future, especially with Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer plans Incomprehensible. Asensio has been an excellent form under Zinedine Zidane’s coaching.
Antonio Conte will leave Chelsea and new manager also needs new players to rebuild team. Real have a huge interest in Eden Hazard, Chelsea’s current No 10. There are rumours that The player could even be included in a swap deal. However, Asensio knows he must be ready to stay in the Bernabeu if Los Blancos refuse to sell him.
Asensio will not have to make a decision on his future because Perez already banned his transfer. Perez reportedly views Asensio as a crucial part of the club’s future.
Chelsea are ready to pay £40m for the Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish. Premier League giants like Arsenal and Tottenham are also interested with 22-year-old midfielder. Despite this Grealish are set to stay in Villa Park for another season.
Aston Villa lost Championship play-off final against Fulham and miss chance to rise in Premier League for the next season. Despite This, Aston Villa have financial problems and if there will be a right offer from Chelsea they have to sell Grealish.
Chelsea are ready to bid £30m on England talent and return him back to Villa on loan for the 2018/19 season, in the chance that could be sufficient to land the 22-year-old. Grealish plays as a playmaker but he can also play in a right or left wing. Jack was a key player for Villa this season and created serious problems for Fulham in the Championship play-offs final.
Grealish played 33 games this season despite his kidney injury which forced him to miss the first three months of the competition. He scored 3 goals and made 6 assist in the half of the season.