Report: Chelsea Make Transfer Decision On Top Midfield Target

Chelsea have made a decision on their major transfer target this summer according to the London Evening Standard.

West Ham United Declan Rice has been mooted as the major midfield target for the Blues this summer with reports claiming that Chelsea want to sell French World Cup winner N’Golo Kante to pave for the England international.

Declan Rice was at Chelsea before he was released during the early part of his teenage years.

The report from the London Evening Standard said that Chelsea have decided to put a stop to their transfer spendings this summer.

The Blues have made seven signings this summer and they have made the decision to stop at the end of the eighth signing which is expected to be a goalkeeper.

Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is the prime candidate with reports stating that a transfer fee of £18m will be enough to sign him.

The seven signings at Chelsea this summer include Timo Werner, Xavier Mbuyemba, Malang Sarr, Hakim Ziyech, Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva and Kai Havertz.

Chelsea have splashed almost £250m on transfers this summer and a possible transfer for Declan Rice would be over £60m.

Declan Rice left Chelsea at the age of 14 and has been able to establish himself for both club and country after the setback of being released by the Blues.

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