Chelsea board ‘are confident’ they will be signing Frenchman!


CHELSEA are reportedly very confident that they will land the signature of Michael Olise from Crystal Palace this summer window.

The transfer window is just a few weeks away and although the Blues are still looking to hire a new manager – there is still alot of transfer speculation surrounding the club and players that they could sign.

Olise enjoyed a productive season with Crystal Palace despite only playing 19 Premier League games due to an ongoing hamstring injury, as the winger struck 10 goals and provided six assists in the top-flight as Palace finished 10th under Oliver Glasner.

We attempted to trigger the 22-year-old’s release clause last summer but the player ultimately signed a new deal with Palace, but the Blues are expected to delve back into the transfer window for the Frenchman regardless who the new manager is.

And now journalist Simon Phillips has now claimed that the club are confident they will be able to land him when the market opens. He claims that the west London outfit have been speaking to him for around a year now. His new release clause is believed to be in the region of £60m, while Manchester United are also interested…

He said: “My top source seems pretty confident that we can and will land Olise this summer. We have been speaking to him for a year now and he was just a signature away from joining CHELSEA last summer.

‘His brother is already at the club and just signed a new contract, and Joe Shields really wants Chelsea to sign Olise. Sources would be surprised if he doesn’t arrive at Chelsea this summer, but maintain there is still an interest from Manchester United as well. Release clause around £60m this summer.”


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