Chelsea have offered Ajax €50 million to sign midfielder Edson Alvarez, as per Dutch outlet De Telegraaf. The Blues are in need of a defensive midfielder with N’Golo Kante having incurred a muscular problem that is set to keep him sidelined for four weeks.
Chelsea have made a disappointing start to the season and were overrun in midfield by Southampton in a 2-1 defeat to the Saints on August 30.
Blues Told PSG Star Player Not For Sale
Chelsea have started talks with AC Milan over signing forward Rafael Leao, having been told that Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Neymar is unavailable, as per the Times.
Reports claimed that the Blues were looking at securing a deadline day deal for the Brazilian, with Todd Boehly looking to back Thomas Tuchel. Neymar has started the campaign with eight goals and six assists in five matches.
Arsenal agree personal terms with forward ahead of £21 million transfer
Arsenal have agreed to personal terms with Ukrainian winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, with the Gunners intent on signing the Shakhtar Donetsk player, according to The Sun.
The Emirates Stadium hierarchy have been on the lookout for a replacement for Nicolas Pepe after the Ivory Coast international went out on loan to Nice.