Chelsea agree on £30m midfielder deal

Chelsea agree on £30m midfielder deal

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Chelsea and Leicester City have reached an agreement for Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, according to reports.

The Blues are trying to complete a stunning hijack of the Foxes player after a failed bid was made for him. The clubs have been in talks but now David Ornstein has revealed that a deal has been reached.

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The Athletic reporter broke the news that a £30million deal had been agreed and the 25-year-old is set to complete medical today, with a contract set until 2030.

. On Thursday, it was revealed that Chelsea had made initial contact with the Leicester promotion hero to understand the conditions of a potential transfer.

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New boss Enzo Maresca is keen to reunite with the man who netted 12 goals and recorded 14 assists as his Foxes side marched to the Championship title last term.

Chelsea’s enquiry saw Dewsbury-Hall pump the breaks on a transfer to Brighton. The Seagulls had been engaged in talks with Leicester over a potential swap deal, with Poland international Jakub Moder heading the other way.

According to Fabrizio Romano, that deal has now collapsed as Chelsea step up their chase of Dewsbury-Hall. Moreover, the Blues, according to The Athletic’s David Ornstein, have now made their opening bid.

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Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
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Chelsea’s offer

Earlier on Friday, FootballTransfers was able to confirm that Chelsea had become the favourites for the 25-year-old’s signature and we also revealed that Leicester would be willing to accept a fee closer to £30m despite valuing Dewsbury-Hall at £40m.

Should the Blues manage to strike a deal, Dewsbury-Hall would be expected to pen a long-term deal with the west London giants.

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