In preparation for the new season, Chelsea is aiming to strengthen their team. After a dismal 2021–22 season, head coach Thomas Tuchel is anticipated to lead his squad back to their best the following year.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s arrival has been announced by the Premier League’s powerhouses in the meantime. Barcelona is contemplating a bid for a full-back from the Blues elsewhere. On that basis, the following list of significant Chelsea transfer news as of July 16, 2022:
Signed by Chelsea: Kalidou Koulibaly
The following season, Kalidou Koulibaly will work at Stamford Bridge.
Kalidou Koulibaly has officially been acquired by Chelsea from Napoli. The Senegalese center back has recently been regarded as one of the best in the league.
He has been pursued by the Blues for some time, and they have now succeeded in bringing him to Stamford Bridge. The 31-year-old has signed a four-year contract.
Speaking at the event, Koulibaly expressed his happiness at joining the London giants.
“I’m thrilled to be working with this group at Chelsea. It’s a huge team globally, and I’ve always wanted to compete in the Premier League. In 2016, Chelsea was the first to pursue me. but we fell short. They really wanted me to join them in the Premier League to play for them, so when they approached me, I accepted, stated Koulibaly.
“I’m incredibly glad to be with you today,” he continued, “because when I spoke to my dear friends Edou and Jorginho, they made my choice easier. I want to express my gratitude to the fans because I ran into many of them in London, and everyone on the plane was delighted to see me. I would like to thank them and express my hope that we would provide the fans with some enjoyable moments this season.
Cesar Azpilicueta’s offer is being prepared by Barcelona
There are fans of Cesar Azpilicueta at Camp Nou.
Journalist Fabrizio Romano claims that Barcelona is contemplating a bid for Cesar Azpilicueta.
The Spanish full-back, who has already signed personal terms with the La Liga giants, has been extensively linked with a move to Camp Nou. Chelsea is willing to let him go for a competitive offer.
Barcelona is getting ready to make César Azpilicueta its official proposal. The choice of the Spanish fullback will be made by Chelsea soon after they have completed new signings. 🚨🇪🇸 # Since several months ago, CFC Barcelona and Apzi have a personal contract: two years with an option.
The Blaugrana are currently concentrating on other targets, but if they close those transactions, they intend to redirect their attention to Azpilicueta. Barcelona wants to upgrade their right-back position, and they think the Spaniard would be the best choice.
Opening up on the rumors surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo
This summer, Cristiano Ronaldo might depart Manchester United.
Thomas Tuchel has not disqualified a potential summer transfer for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese has been heavily linked with the Blues this summer, although it was reported that the Stamford Bridge club are not interested in his signature.
Speaking at a recent press conference, Tuchel heaped praise on Ronaldo but remained coy about a possible move for the 37-year-old.
“He’s a fantastic player for another fantastic club in the Premier League, but out of respect we don’t comment on these players because we don’t like other coaches to speak about our players. It must remain in this location. We focused on our top target Raheem Sterling who we could sign. and everything else stays behind closed doors,” said Tuchel.
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