Chelsea supposedly recognize Brentford goalkeeper David Raya as a prospective summertime target as they aim to authorize a brand-new leading.
Chelsea are supposedly recognized Brentford goalkeeper David Raya as a prospective target for the summertime transfer home window.
With at the very least among Edouard Mendy as well as Kepa Arrizabalaga anticipated to leave this summertime, Chelsea will certainly look into the marketplace looking for a brand-new leading.
Mauricio Pochettino, that is readied to end up being the brand-new Chelsea employer, has actually offered his true blessing for Chelsea to seek their top priority target Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana.
However, Onana’s representative has actually relatively soft-pedaled the possibilities of a summertime separation by mentioning that his customer mores than happy at the Italian club.
With Onana under agreement up until June 2027, Chelsea might discover it tough to prise him far from the Italian side, and also consequently, they are thinking about various other choices.
According to reporter Dean Jones, the Blues sight Raya as an alternate target ought to they stop working to protect Onana’s solutions.
Speaking to GiveMeSport, Jones stated: “Raya looks rather particular to relocate as well as since Brentford are making brand-new goalkeeper prepares it’s simply a situation of discovering his brand-new residence.
“Chelsea’s relocation for a goalkeeper is something that Mauricio Pochettino desires yet they will certainly need to fix the scenario initially internal as they have 2 heavyweights in Kepa as well as Mendy.
“Mendy appears the one more than likely to, he’s even more possible economically, as well as much easier to assess rate of interest in resources have actually informed me, yet that still might spend some time.
“From conversations I’ve had with contacts, it feels like their interest in Raya is legit, but I also think they prefer Andre Onana, just as Tottenham do. It’s very early days but it’s not beyond imagination that Raya simply ends up signing for whichever team Onana doesn’t choose to join.”
Raya is readied to get in the last twelve month of his agreement as well as the goalkeeper has actually formerly disclosed that he has actually turned down 2 agreement provides from the Bees.
Brentford are anticipated to assent a sale this summertime as opposed to threat shedding the Spaniard on a complimentary transfer in 2024.
Chelsea might deal with competitors from Tottenham Hotspur as well as Manchester United for the goalkeeper, that might regulate a cost over of ₤ 40m.
Raya, that has actually been a Brentford player considering that 2019, has actually included in all 37 of the club’s Premier League games this period, maintaining 11 tidy sheets.