Consistent with The Athletic, Chelsea are in talks with Rennes about the potential for signing goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.
Chelsea have made a lot of high-profile signings this summer season – winger Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, striker Timo Werner from RB Leipzig, left-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester Town and attacking midfielder Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen. The signing of Mendy would take their spending over the £250m mark.
Because of various deficient performances from Kepa Arrizabalaga remaining season, many believed Chelsea would promote the Spaniard and usher in a brand new primary, however the membership’s technical and function guide Petr Cech printed remaining week that Kepa can be going nowhere. Alternatively, he did say that the membership would glance to offer him some festival, rather then 38-year-old Willy Caballero.
Rennes have already rejected Chelsea’s be offering within the area of £14m for Mendy, however the negotiations are nonetheless ongoing and the Londoners are an increasing number of assured of finishing the deal quickly.