Chelsea are near finalising an settlement to signal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Rennes.
Chelsea supervisor, Frank Lampard is eager to signal a brand new goalkeeper to offer competitors for the Blues’ first-choice, Kepa Arrizabalaga forward of the brand new season.
Recall that Chelsea’s technical director, Petr Cech, is known to be behind the membership’s push to signal Mendy.
In keeping with The Guardian, Chelsea have entered negotiations with Rennes and at the moment are near finalising an £18.2 million deal for the Senegalese shot-stopper.
The newspaper report that the switch may finally enhance to £25million after add-ons are included within the deal.
Mendy, 28, has spent the previous two seasons at Rennes, the place he has established himself as their first-choice keeper due to his wonderful performances.
He began his profession at Cherbourg and Stade de Reims earlier than he moved to Rennes in 2018