- Stamford Bridge outfit are all out to land Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir this summer
- The Blues manager Sarri will be hoping to fortify his squad after losing his competitive game to Man City
- He is still struggling to keep his key players like Courtois, Hazard and William who are wanted by top European club
FA Cup champions Chelsea are reportedly doing all they can to land Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir before the close of transfer window on Thursday, August 9.
The 2018-19 Premier League season kicks off this weekend with Manchester United and Leicester City battling for the first three points of the season.
However, the Stamford Bridge have only made two signings, Jorginho from Napoli and Rob Green (free agent) and they will need to fortify their squad as they will campaign in the Europa League.
According to the magazine, Chelsea have shown strong interest in the 2018 World Cup winning star as new Blues manager Maurizio Sarri lost 2-0 to Manchester City in the Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday, August 5.
The news outlet reports that Liverpool seem to have ended their chase for the player owing to their behaviour in their earlier bid for the star over his knee injury which infuriated Lyon representatives.
Although Chelsea have not made a firm offer for the player yet, the hours are ticking for Premier League sides to perfect their squads ahead of Thursday’s deadline.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Chelsea have joined Liverpool and Arsenal in the race to sign £60m Lyon star Nabil Fekir, according to reports.
Fekir was thought to have agreed to join Liverpool this summer, but Lyon denied any deal had been finalised last night, and hope to keep their star man.
And Chelsea have now joined the battle to sign the sensational French attacker, along with other clubs across Europe.
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