Chelsea transfer ‘no plans’ claim as target holds ‘advanced talks’

The latest Chelsea transfer news and rumours on Monday.

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Chelsea have started the new Premier League with three points from their opening game.

The Blues beat Everton 1-0 over the weekend thanks to Jorginho’s first-half penalty.

Next up for the London club is a home clash against rivals Tottenham Hotspur this Sunday.

Here is a look at the latest news and rumours coming out of the club today...

Midfielder latest

Chelsea have a big decision to make on what to do with in-demand Conor Gallagher between now and the end of the transfer window.

The attacking midfielder was a hit on loan at Crystal Palace last season.

Patrick Viera’s side are keen to bring him back now but face competition from top flight rivals Newcastle United and West Ham United, according to 90min. The report adds the Blues have ‘no plans’ to offload him at this moment in time.

Goalkeeper in discussions

Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is reportedly in discussions over a new contract.

The stopper has made the number one spot his own since making the switch to Stamford Bridge in 2020 from French side Rennes.

The Daily Mail report he has ‘opened talks’ over an extension.

Brighton in talks with target

Brighton and Hove Albion are apparently trying to sort out a new deal for Chelsea target Andrew Moran.

The 18-year-old has attracted the attention of Thomas Tuchel’s side and is being tipped for a bright future in the game.

Football Insider report that the Seagulls are in ‘advanced talks’ with the Republic of Ireland youth star and are ‘confident’ of agreeing terms with him.