The Blues agreed a fee with Leeds weeks ago now and have terms on the table for Raphinha. But it’s become apparent that the winger has been holding off to see if Barcelona can match Chelsea’s offer.
Sources: Chelsea discussing the signing of free agent Paul Dybala.
The Catalan club is his dream move, but according to insider Ben Jacobs, who was speaking on The Done Deal Show on YouTube (below) today, Raphinha is also excited at a move to Chelsea.
“Raphinha is perfectly fine going to Chelsea, in fact, he’s excited about Chelsea. His dream is Barcelona. If he can’t go to Barcelona then he will go to Chelsea in my opinion.”
– @JacobsBen on @terryflewers YouTube.
— Simon Phillips (@siphillipssport) July 7, 2022
You can catch the show here…
Chelsea are monitoring developments around Frenkie De Jong and have their eye on Matheus Nunes!
What will Chelsea do about their midfield this summer!
– https://t.co/rPKUt2R7jK pic.twitter.com/KG6NqTAOlr
— Terry Flewers (@terryflewers) July 7, 2022
It is now just whether Barcelona can get the funds together or not, otherwise it looks like he could end up at Chelsea still.