Chelsea transfer chief Marina Granovskaia has approval to try and complete Barcelona deal

Chelsea news updates: All the latest news and gossip from Stamford Bridge

Thursday, May 28

  • Paris Saint-Germain are considering a move for Chelsea’s Willian
  • Ajax’s £22m-rated defender Nicolas Tagliafico is on Chelsea’s radar
  • Barcelona are ready to sell Chelsea target Xavier Mbuyamba
  • PSG have ended their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko

Willian’s next stop

Paris Saint-Germain are considering a move for Chelsea’s Willian.

The Brazilian playmaker has just a few weeks remaining on his Stamford Bridge contract and a renewal looks extremely unlikely.

The 31-year-old will be available on a free transfer and that, according to French publication Le10Sport, has caught the attention of PSG sporting director Leonardo.

Arsenal and Tottenham are still ‘very interested’ but Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid have ruled themselves out of the running.

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  • Chelsea favourites to complete ‘new Giorgio Chiellini’ transfer

Nicolas Tagliafico interest

Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico is on Chelsea’s radar.

That’s according to The Mirror, who claim Marina Granovskaia and co. could secure his signature for a discounted price.

Chelsea are eager to sign a new left-back in the upcoming transfer window with manager Frank Lampard looking to replace both Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri.

And Argentine international Tagliafico, who recently praised the Premier League, has an agreement with Ajax that he can leave if someone meets his £22million valuation.

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  • Man Utd plan to complete Jadon Sancho deal plus one other transfer

Xavier Mbuyamba transfer

Chelsea transfer chief Marina Granovskaia has received a boost in the pursuit of Barcelona talent Xavier Mbuyamba.

Manager Frank Lampard is looking to bolster his defensive options in the upcoming transfer window and has his sights on 18-year-old Mbuyamba.

Mbuyamba, who can operate as a central defender or at right-back, is contracted at the Nou Camp until June 2023.

But Spanish newspaper Sport claim Barcelona have told Mbuyamba that he’s free to leave in June with Inter Milan, and Real Madrid also showing interest.

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