Chelsea transfer news: Newcastle could hijack Pochettino’s midfield target

Moises Caicedo of Brighton (Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Moises Caicedo of Brighton (Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images) /

In today’s Chelsea transfer news – Why Mauricio Pochettino could already lose Chelsea’s top goal scorer last season, an update on Moises Caicedo & much more.

For yesterday’s Chelsea transfer news, click here.

Chelsea transfer news – Kai Havertz agrees to join Real Madrid

The Top Flight reported yesterday that Kai Havertz was being pursued by Real Madrid, alongside Spurs’ Harry Kane. This would be a double blow for Chelsea, since they’d lose their top goal-scorer AND their primary striker target.

Well, according to the latest report from German outlet SPORT1, Kai Havertz has already agreed terms to join Real Madrid.

Chelsea transfer news – Offer submitted for Mike Maignan

One of the players who Chelsea would love to sign is Mike Maignan. Given their desperation to sign a new goalkeeper this summer, the AC Milan shot-stopper is one of the best in Europe and certainly the best available in the market.

According to Express, Chelsea have submitted a formal offer to bring Maignan to Stamford Bridge. The report claims that Pochettino has a key role to play, since he wants to sign the player who Frank Lampard originally wanted to bring in.

Chelsea transfer news – Competition from Newcastle for Moises Caicedo

We reported yesterday that Chelsea were considering signing Moises Caicedo as their replacement target for Manuel Ugarte, of whom the club has pulled out of the race for.

Well, an update from The Telegraph suggests that Eddie Howe is now interested in bringing Moises Caicedo to Newcastle United, given his frustration about signing Kalvin Phillips. Therefore, a financial powerhouse has given something for Chelsea to worry about.

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