Chelsea continues to demonstrate their unparalleled power on the summer transfer market in 2020, when about to complete acquisitions 8th named Edouard Mendy, goalkeeper who plays for Ligue 1 side, Rennes. Earlier, "The Blues" has successfully recruited 7 includes Hakim Ziyech rookie Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Malang Sarr, Xavier Mbuyamba, Thiago Silva and Kai Havertz.
Chelsea upcoming new goalkeeper?
DailyMail citation from RMC Sport said Mendy has agreed a 5-year contract to join Chelsea this summer season. The time remaining issues between the two parties is the transfer fee. Chelsea had been rejected at Rennes £ 14m for Mendy and is the second price for 23 million pounds.
Rennes president, Mr. Nicolas Holveck has recently confirmed the Chelsea and Mendy wants to believe that this transaction occurred only a matter of time. Damien Da Silva's captain admits Rennes Mendy is negotiating with Chelsea, he even pro players to Stamford Bridge 28.
Coach Frank Lampard is Chelsea's efforts to bring about a new goalkeeper. British teacher Kepa Arrizabalaga not trust the most expensive goalkeeper when this world have made many mistakes in the past season. Kepa was an unused substitute in last 3 rounds Premiership last season, with Willy Caballero was replaced temporarily.
Kepa, the deal has cost Chelsea 71 million pounds, apparently struggling with English football environment in the past 2 seasons. Earlier, media Kepa, who made waves with the incident have refused requests to leave the field of coach Maurizio Sarri substitution in the League Cup final at Wembley in 2019. However, technical director Petr Cech said no one at Chelsea to adopt a "give up" with Kepa.
Apart Mendy, Chelsea had two other goals as Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) and Nick Pope (Burnley). Last summer, Mendy to Rennes for £ 3.5m. Players born in 1992 has quickly integrate and shine brightly, his impressive performance helped France team win tickets to the Champions League next season.
After the deal Havertz, Chelsea became the team spend most money European football this summer. "The Blues" has spent about 210 million pounds (235 million euros) to buy more players. If you continue to have rookies, Chelsea will beat the record of Manchester City's shopping. Summer 2017, Pep Guardiola spent 223.8 million pounds (250 million euros) to buy players, becoming the record holder for the most money spend in a transfer period of English football.