Kurt Zouma will be allowed to leave Chelsea this window if a £ 36 million offer is made for the defender, according to Caughtoffside. Premier League the Everton and Leicester City sides are interested in the player’s signing.
Zouma turned in Chelsea last season after a loan spell at Everton to settle under Frank Lampard. However, Chelsea have signed defender Thiago Silva this season on a free kick from PSG to provide the competition to the Frenchman.
Chelsea have been active in the transfer window this year
Chelsea they had a challenging transfer window with Frank Lampard’s team making 7 new first-team signings. The London side has maintained an interest in West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, a Chelsea fan of the girl.
Chelsea are looking to settle the matter for players who could be on the periphery of the first team squad because of the new players coming into the club. Lampard acknowledged at a press conference that he was looking to move on from certain players to coach the team.
“Yes we have a great team, we know that. But at the moment, the players remain ours and we will see how things go as time goes on. I don’t expect anything in the window because they are our players and that’s a fact,” he said. Lampard.
“There are a lot of rumors about those players and others too, so every player will always be a case-by-case situation, and one that would be a happy solution for the player, for me and for the club,” the Chelsea manager added.
Antonio Rüdiger, who was considered excessive for the demands, attracted attention from Italy and France. Tottenham are also looking at him as an alternative to Inter Milan defender Skriniar.
Tiémoué Bakayoko is in a similar boat with PSG interested in the midfielder. However, the two clubs also do not agree on a fee for the former Monaco player.
Frank Lampard also hinted at a press conference that the club could seek to loan Ruben Loftus-Cheek to allow regular playing time this season.
“I’m very open with Ruben. We’ve had a couple of conversations in the last week. He’s in shape like a violinist so he can play a week, a week out, but he needs to play. He’s done a lot of work now and he would play. a lot of games before if it weren’t for the lockdown and Project Restart, ”Lampard said.
“There’s a possibility that Ruben could come out (on loan) to play games because I think that would be nice for him,” Lampard adds.
Posted on 29 Sep 2020, 18:32 IST