Chelsea interested in Memphis Depay

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The departure of Timo Werner would cause the ‘blues’ to go out in search of a substitute and the Dutchman is one of the objectives

The move for Frenkie de Jong might not be the only connection between Chelsea and Barça this summer

Memphis Depay He is pending to resolve his future with Barça and could have another alternative as a possible destination in the Premier League. As the ‘Guardian’ advanced, Chelsea think of him as one of their options to strengthen the lead if Timo Werner ends up leaving for RB Leipzig. Tomas Tuchel’s team is looking for alternatives for his attack, which has been left without a reference ‘9’ after the departure of Romelu Lukaku.

Armando Broja he is the only one who can occupy that position although his future is still up in the air. The manager wants him but clubs like West Ham or Everton are pressing for him. Another option handled by the ‘blues’ together with the Dutchman is that of Benjamin SeskoRB Leipzig striker who has also received interest from Manchester United.

Memphis, which is pending to reach an agreement with Barça, is trying to get out with the freedom letter to get a better contract in its new destination. The striker has been linked to the Borussia Dortmund, Juventus or United and Arsenalbut until now no firm offer has arrived at the Camp Nou offices.

Chelsea’s option is a new path that opens up to the player, who could sign his return to the Premier League five years after his departure from Manchester United. At Old Trafford, Depay had a promising start that ended up evaporating over time until he ended up leaving for Olympique de Lyon in January 2017.

The case of Memphis with Chelsea could be the second subject of negotiation between Barça and the ‘blues’ while the negotiations for Frenkie de Jong, who would see with better eyes the option of playing at Stamford Bridge than the offer from United. Secondly, Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso they are pending to negotiate his signing for the azulgrana team.

Tuchel wants to continue adding quality players to its squad before the league debut on August 6 against Everton, and after the arrival of Raheem Sterling the Memphis alternative would be an affordable addition for the club financially and an interesting profile for the forward. Everything will depend on Timo Werner’s situation and what happens with Armando Broja. If the German leaves, the ‘blues’ will go to the market for a replacement.

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