Transfer News: Chelsea reportedly Bid £17M for 27-year-old Midfielder from Serie A


Chelsea football club are one of the busiest teams in the summer transfer window as the West London based club plans to bolster the squad.

The Blues are reportedly interested in signing former PSG and now Juventus midfielder Andrien Rabiot this summer. Rabiot is a highly experienced player who can play in all the positions in midfield.

He is best fitted in central midfield role but could play as a defensive midfielder in the absence of N’Golo Kante.

Rabiot, 27 years, is keen on leaving Juventus this summer as he seeks for regular playing time. He wasn’t a regular starter for Max Allegri Juventus last season and wants to leave the club this summer.

Rabiot is France international and has played several matches alongside N’Golo Kante. They both were in the France team in the Euros and they understand each other on the pitch.

However Chelsea is not alone in Rabiot’s pursuit as oil-rich Newcastle United have also shown interest in the former PSG midfielder.

Two English clubs which include Chelsea and Newcastle United have shown interest in the France midfielder but Chelsea are the front-runners to sign him after holding internal talks with his agents.

However reports has it that Chelsea are leading in the race as they blues has an upper hand in the deal. Rabiot wants to play in the Champions League and Chelsea could afford that having finished third last season.

Chelsea are reportedly planning to submit a bid around €17M to bring him to Stamford Bridge next season.

According to the Sun Football, Chelsea are reportedly willing to offer Rabiot a contract of 173,000 euros weekly basis to convince him to join the club this summer.

In his three years stint at the club, The 27 years old playmaker won 1 Italian Seria A title, 1 Italian Cup title and 1 Italian Super Cup title.


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