Chelsea ‘very close’ to signing La Liga ace, Tottenham Hotspur miss out on target

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

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Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are both in the Champions League next term.

The London rivals have been busy preparing for the new campaign over recent weeks.

Thomas Tuchel’s side start the 2022/23 Premier League season away to Everton, whilst Spurs take on Southampton at home.

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

Defender close to Chelsea switch

Chelsea are apparently edging towards to a deal to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla.

The centre-back has been a man in-demand in this transfer window.

AS journalist Manu Sainz says he is ‘very close’ to being transferred to Stamford Bridge:

Attacker heading out the exit door

The Blues may well be selling forward Armando Broja to fellow London club West Ham United.

He spent the past campaign on loan at Southampton and fired in nine goals in all competitions.

The Guardian claim he is close to agreeing ‘personal’ terms with the Hammers.

Tanganga update

AC Milan will make a push to land Japhet Tanganga from Tottenham.

The defender has been with the club for his whole career to date but might be leaving this summer for a new challenge.

Italian news outlet CalcioMercato report AC Milan will attempt to make strides with the deal  ‘in the next few days’.

Target going elsewhere

Spurs have been credited with an interest in free agent midfielder Sonny Perkins.

The youngster is available following his exit from West Ham but will be joining another team it appears.

The Daily Mail report he is ‘set’ to join Leeds United, despite interest from Antonio Conte’s side and Aston Villa.