Chelsea transfer news: Romelu Lukaku ‘says goodbye’, Jorginho’s dream and Liverpool battle
It’s been a tough few weeks for Chelsea fans. The Blues are currently making headlines around the world, with billionaire owner Roman Abramovich being sanctioned by the UK government and more recently by the EU. The freezing of his assets has had major implications for the club and day-to-day management has pushed the Blues to their limits with complications with the sale of tickets, merchandise and even access to matches which have been highlighted in recent times. weeks.
It has put huge question marks over Chelsea’s ability to make moves in the summer transfer window, but fans will have to hope the current situation has cleared up before the summer with a takeover. .
Amid the current situation, rumors continue to swirl about big-name targets the club could target this summer as Thomas Tuchel looks to continue building and putting his stamp on the squad. We’ve rounded up the latest Chelsea transfer news and rumors below.
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Romelu Lukaku says goodbye to his Chelsea teammates
Spanish outlet AS have reported that Romelu Lukaku is already bidding farewell to his Chelsea teammates ahead of a potential summer move to former club Inter Milan. The Belgian has suffered a difficult return to Stamford Bridge this season, while falling down the pecking order under Tuchel.
Lukaku has spoken controversially to the Italian media, admitting his desire to return to Inter earlier this season, with the team also showing interest in bringing him back. According to AS, Lukaku expects the move to happen.
Jorginho’s dream move to return to Serie A
Another player who could return to Serie A is Chelsea midfielder Jorginho. The Italian has been linked with a move, after Tuchel preferred to pair Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante together, with Chelsea snapping up Conor Gallagher next season and hoping to be in the market for Declan Rice.
The Italian could be cleared to leave, with TuttoMercatoWeb linking him to Inter. Jorginho has been in the Premier League for four years, following the arrival of Maurizio Sarri in 2018.
Liverpool and Chelsea in the race for the Barcelona defender
Liverpool have reportedly joined the race for Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo. The impressive Uruguayan is out of contract next summer and reportedly unlikely to agree a new deal.
And the Daily Mail reports that as well as Chelsea, Liverpool are showing interest. Barcelona are hoping to secure deals for a number of players, but financial limitations may mean they are forced to let a few players go.