Chelsea have submitted an official bid price greater than £50m to signal Brighton defender Marc Cucurella.
Thomas Tuchel’s facet have been in superior negotiations with the Seagulls over a deal to signal Cucurella, who was topic of a rejected bid from Manchester Metropolis earlier within the switch window.
The Spaniard submitted a switch request at Brighton final week as he seems to engineer an exit to a Champions League membership and Fabrizio Romano is reporting that Chelsea are actually ‘hopeful’ of reaching an settlement.
Cucurella shone throughout his debut season within the Premier League final time period, together with his performances seeing the 24-year-old named as Brighton’s Gamers’ Participant of the Season and Participant of the Season.
Chelsea have submitted bid price greater than £50m for Marc Cucurella on Tuesday night. Membership now hopeful to achieve full settlement with Brighton, nonetheless no official reply – Cucurella’s pushing to hitch Chelsea, he desires the transfer 🚨🔵 #CFC
Levi Colwill, mentioned in separated deal. pic.twitter.com/BHIItqbDHj
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 2, 2022
The 24-year-old – who is known to be eager on a transfer to Chelsea – will add much-needed defensive depth to the Blues’ squad and excelled each at left wing-back and as a left-sided centre-back in a again three final season.
The departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen have made defenders the main focus for Tuchel within the switch window, whereas left-sided choices in Malang Sarr and Marcos Alonso have each been linked with an exit.
Cucurella’s means to function in each positions would make the previous Getafe defender a precious asset to Chelsea, following a irritating summer season within the switch marketplace for Tuchel and his recruitment group.
Brighton and Chelsea are additionally understood to be negotiating a separate deal that would see Levi Colwill transfer in the other way to the Amex Stadium.
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