Chelsea are working on deals for Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana and Inter Milan’s Denzel Dumfries.
The Blues have had a bumpy ride when it comes to transfer business this summer, missing out on key targets Jules Kounde, Matthijs de Ligt, Nathan Ake and Presnel Kimpembe.
But when it comes to their other goals, it looks like Chelsea aren’t going to give up without a fight for these two, with the London side keen to bring both, not just one, to Stamford Bridge.
According to The Athletic, Chelsea are working on deals to sign the wanted pair.
This despite Leicester not being too keen on giving away Fofana, with them relying heavily on the Frenchman and other stars with them yet to sign any signings this summer to uphold fair play rules. financial.
It is also understood that Chelsea are confident they can reduce Leicester’s £80million asking price for the centre-back by offering them players.
Meanwhile, the Blues are seen as true admirers of Dumfries and have an advantage in that they worked with the Serie A side by loaning them Romelu Lukaku.
It could be another bargain for all parties if the right-back goes to Stamford Bridge.
Inter Milan need to raise funds after suffering the highest ever loss by an Italian football club of £206.3million in 2020/21.
So far, Chelsea have managed to add centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly to their squad, alongside striker Raheem Sterling.