Good morning, Chelsea fans
Chelsea are lining up a transfer bid for Cristiano Ronaldo, reports claim.
Thomas Tuchel’s side will present United with a £14m bid for the 37-year-old.
Chelsea want to extend the contract of defender Reece James.
i news report that talks are expected to take place “within the next few weeks” between club and player reps.
The 22-year-old’s current deal runs until 2025.
James earns around £80k-a-week and the England international would be expected to receive a boost to this.
Chelsea owners have arrived in Barcelona, as reported by Gerard Romero.
It is possible that talks between the two clubs could represent negotiations for Cesar Azpilicueta and/or Marcos Alonso.
Blues boss Tuchel is also reportedly “pushing” for his side to make a bid for Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe.
The German managed Kimpembe at PSG for two-and-a-half years prior to his December 2020 dismissal.
He is now claimed to be keen on a reunion in West London as he plots to reshape his defence.