Excl: Barcelona are close to signing Azpilicueta from Chelsea for €3m, as the blues entered the race to hijack De Jong deal from Manchester United.
The Chelsea owner had a meeting with the Barcelona board in Spain last night and they also discussed about the possible arrival of De Jong, as per multiple reports.
Manchester United have been chasing the player for three months, but couldn’t get a deal done, despite an agreement was reached between the two clubs.
Chelsea have been monitoring the situation over the past few weeks and they are expected to submit a bid for the Dutch international.
Frenkie De Jong might make a shocking decision to join Chelsea as he wants to play Champions League football and Manchester United can’t give him that.
De Jong, Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso, Dest and more ‘unknown’ names are discussed at the meeting between Barcelona and Chelsea’s owner.
Excl: Barcelona are close to signing Azpilicueta
Azpilicueta is close to joining Barcelona for €3m. Chelsea want €12m for Marcos Alonso, but Barca are ready to offer €7-8m, according to reports.
The Spanish right-back want to continue his career in Spain and he had a meeting with Chelsea to tell them his desire to leave the club.
Barcelona also want to sign Marcos Alonso this summer, with Chelsea also monitoring Sergino Dest, who is expected to leave the club this summer.