Chelsea Latest News And Transfer Update For Today Wednesday 18th August 2021
Welcome to Flippstack , It’s another busy day in Chelsea camp as they look forward to offloading some of their players who are not in Thomas Tuchel’s plan for the new season. We have compiled all the latest Chelsea news and transfer update for today.
Chelsea receive Haaland transfer boost
Chelsea has received a transfer boost for Norway International Erling Haaland , who they have been trying to sign since the start of the transfer window.
According to a German journalist and Sky Sports podcast, Raphael Honigstein has revealed that Haaland was willing to listen to offers from Chelsea this summer to see if a deal could be agreed.
The German journalist stated:
‘I don’t think he knows where he’s going to end up,’ the journalist revealed. ‘I think the point from a Chelsea perspective was that I was sure he was very happy to listen to Chelsea.
‘And maybe to a certain extent encourage Chelsea to make an advance or see if a deal could happen.’
The striker remains one of the most sought-after players in Europe having scored 41 goals in 41 games and have started strong in the new campaign with two assists and one goal in their first match of the season.
‘He was never committed to going to Chelsea in recognition that next year he could have not just one club but five or six to choose from.’