The league leader Chelsea are linked with several transfers. It is likely that Conte will make some big changes to the side after this season. He wants to bring some new player to the side that will help hm to strengthen the side. Conte already said that his aim is to win the premier league this season and prepare the side for the next year’s champions league.
Chelsea has failed to perform in the last season and ended their campaign at no10 position. They also failed to qualify for the champions league this season. But, all has changed since Conte has joined the side. He has helped the side to reach the no1 position in the premier league. So, here is the few transfer news from Chelsea:
1. Diego Costa
It is believed that star striker for Chelsea will leave the side after this season. The main reason for him leaving the side is the high salary offered by the Chinese club. Chelsea had already blocked hi move to the Chinese Super League last season. But, it is believed that Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian has offered him the massive wage of 620k pound-per-week to join the side.
2. James Rodriguez
Chelsea is likely to sign the Real Madrid player James Rodriguez. It is believed that James Rodriguez is unhappy with the amount of opportunity that he is getting at Real Madrid. The Real Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane, preferring to start with tried and tested the combination of Ronaldo, Bale, Benzema in important games. This lack of opportunity has tempted James to look for the new club where he can get more opportunity to showcase his talent. With Diego Costa leaving the blue after this season. James could be the perfect player to replace him. Conte also believes that combination of Hazard and James could prove to very important for the side.
Mbappe has drawn Conte’s attention toward himself after performing brilliantly for Monaco. He also scored in the champions league quarterfinal against Dortmund. The French player has scored 22 goals in 36 matches for his side this season. He has a contract till 2019 with Monaco but Conte said that he the deal had the release clause. His addition to the side will make the midfield very strong for Chelsea.
Chelsea is also interested in signing Real Madrid and Spain’s forward player Morata. With Costa leaving, the side this season Morata could play as the no1 striker in the side. It is believed that he is also unhappy with the amount of time that he is getting on the pitch at Real Madrid and would prefer to move to a new club if he will more opportunity at that club. His addition could prove to very vital for Chelsea as he is believed to have good pace and know to put the ball in the net clinically.
Now, we will have to wait for the start of the transfer window to see who are the players that leave Chelsea and who joins the club.