Chelsea transfer news: Pochettino’s transfer priority & World-class star sold

Mateo Kovacic of Chelsea (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)
Mateo Kovacic of Chelsea (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) /

In today’s Chelsea transfer news – Mauricio Pochettino unveils his double transfer priority, an update on Mateo Kovacic & more.

For yesterday’s Chelsea transfer news, click here.

Chelsea transfer news – Mateo Kovacic to be sold this summer

With Chelsea forced to sell some players in order to “balance the books”, they could miss out on some big players and fan favourites. Mateo Kovacic is bound to be one of those.

According to The Guardian, Chelsea have accepted that they’re going to lose Mateo Kovacic this summer. The 29-year-old midfielder seeks an escape plan since he struggles for game time in the growing squad. It’s thought that Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Manchester United will all line up to sign him.

Chelsea transfer news – Mauricio Pochettino’s double transfer priority

Chelsea, despite needing to sell some players, will still be active in the transfer market. As per usual, they’ll look to dominate the market using their financial power to bag some big players.

With Mauricio Pochettino likely to be at the helm, it’s been revealed what his transfer plans are. According to Fabrizio Romano (via Football Fancast), Poch wants to sign a new striker and a new midfielder. This could explain Kovacic’s desire to leave the club.

Chelsea transfer news – Arsenal backed to sign Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo

There are two players who Chelsea fans might have to kiss goodbye to. After already securing Champions League football, Arsenal have been backed to sign not one, but two Chelsea targets.

Arsenal transfer news earlier revealed that Mikel Arteta has every intention to sign both Moises Caicedo and Declan Rice, if conditions allow. If they don’t allow, then he’ll definitely try to sign at least one. Since the two clubs are likely to battle for these two players, Chelsea best get a move on.

What do you make of today’s Chelsea transfer news?