Marina Granovskaia ‘makes an opening bid’ for centre-back. Chelsea is looking for defensive options in summer.
The Hammers midfielder Declan Rice left Chelsea when he was a teenager. According to the reports, Chelsea are keen on signing the England international. The North London club have made a bid for Declan Rice.
The West Ham United midfielder may leave the club this summer. Chelsea released him from their youth squad when he was fifteen years old. According to the reports in London, Frank Lampard is keen on signing Rice this summer.
Sky Sports journalist, Angelo Mangiante confirmed, Chelsea has already made their first bid for the England International as they try to continue to build their squad for the next season.
The Reports say, Frank Lampard’s side has offered 50 million pounds for Rice, as Chelsea wants to come to an agreement and sign the deal with their London rivals West Ham United. However, according to Football London claims no bid was made by the club.
Future Of Current Midfielders At Stamford Bridge
There are lots of questions over the future of Chelsea midfielders. Players like Jorginho and N’Golo Kante there is lots of speculation about their future at the club. However, after appointing a new manager, Juventus don’t want to sign Jorginho anymore.
It seems that 50 million pounds will not be enough to bring Declan Rice at Stamford Bridge. West Ham United are valuing their young talent around 70 million pounds. After the release from the Blues, the Hammers gave him a professional contract in 2015.
He played for England seven times and controversially switched to Ireland in 2019. Declan Rice can play at two positions, which can interest Chelsea. The 21-year-old can play as center back which can strengthen the backline of the 5-time Premier League champion.
West Ham believes Rice as the natural successor to Mark Noble in the Midfield and are keen to keep him. David Moyes uses Rice in midfield, Frank Lampard will use him as a centre-back.
Lampard side needs defensive solidity at the back. The crushing defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League knockout stage show’s that the Blues need to sign a defender.
Chelsea will play Champions League next season, and they are hoping to build a team that will stand with the lights of Liverpool, Man City, etc. The Blues know they have an attacking force for next season. Frank Lampard need to sign a defender so that Chelsea can fight for the Premier League title next season.
Frank Lampard is keen on signing Declan Rice which will arguably be a bigger transfer than Werner or Havertz. According to a report from the Times, Chelsea does not want to pay $90 million for Rice.
Chelsea has stalled Havertz deal to sign a defender. Frank wants a balanced team to fight for all available silverware next season. Although Chelsea has made the first bid for Rice, they do have other options if the deal falls. A left-back is also a place where Frank wants improvements but will only sign if either of the two players leave in summer.