With the deadline fast approaching in the transfer window, we take look at transfer deal believed to be close to conclusion. Chelsea which have remained the headlines could since June, is believed to be ready to finalize three deals before the conclusion of the current week.
Willian dominates the headlines, with his imminent departure to Real Madrid or man united. The Brazilian was speculated with a move away from the London club with Old Trafford and the Camp Nou projected as his likely destination but reports have emerged that the player is Madrid bound after the reigning Uefa Champion’s league winners, agreed Chelsea’s £65 million transfer fee.
Willian is yet to join the London club which is currently on their pre-season tour, with the player yet to fix his Passport problems according to his agent. The saga is expected to reach its conclusion this weekend.
Real Madrid’s obsession for a reliable shot-stopper, has been a fact according to reports with Fiorentino Perez ready to splash the cash to land Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois before the conclusion of the current window. The Belgian according to reports seeks a move away from the Stamford Bridge.
Real Madrid is believed to be keeping tabs with the goalie with reports emerging that both the player and the Spanish club have reached personal agreement ahead of a £35 Million transfer fee with only Chelsea delaying the move. Chelsea have agreed to sell the player but only after they have gotten his replacement.
With Courtois leaving, Chelsea have turned their attention to Athletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak. The Blues have been linked with a host of names with Jordan Pickford, Kasper Schmeicel and a reunion with former goalkeeper Petr Cech but the Jan Oblak has emerged as the potential shot-stopper for the blues team.