Chelsea transfer ‘progressing’ and Tottenham exit linked

The latest Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur transfer news and rumours on Monday.

Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have both finished their respective run of pre-season friendlies this summer.

The Blues start the new Premier League season with a clash against Everton away this weekend.

Spurs, on the other hand, have Southampton at home.

Here is a look at all the latest news and rumours regarding both clubs today....

Defender wanted by fellow London club

Chelsea’s Malang Sarr is wanted by fellow London club Fulham, it has been reported.

The defender is a target for Marco Silva’s newly promoted club.

The Daily Mail report that the Cottagers have ‘considered’ both loan and permanent offers for him.

Fofana latest

Thomas Tuchel’s side are believed to be making strides in their pursuit of Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana.

The 21-year-old has been a hit since making the move to the King Power Stadium.

90min claim Chelsea are ‘progressing’ in their attempts to lure him down to Stamford Bridge.

Eriksen comments

Manchester United new boy Christian Eriksen has admitted a return to Tottenham was never really on the cards.

The Denmark international was a free agent after his contract at Brentford expired.

Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, he said: “It was only talk. They never really came with anything so it wasn’t really a thing for me to go back to Tottenham at the time and Man United were very early on, very positive and I had good conversations.”

Striker to be loaned out?

Kion Etete is a player who has been tipped for another Tottenham loan exit.

The striker spent last term on loan in the Football League at Northampton Town and Cheltenham Town to get some experience under his belt.

The Athletic have mentioned that he is ‘primed’ to head out again.