Director Confirms Chelsea Talks To Happen – Blues fans Told Winger To Move – Chelsea target Makes Transfer Statement

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Long-term CHELSEA  target Jonathan David has issued a clear transfer message to the likes of Chelsea.

The Canadian forward has emerged as a potential transfer target for Chelsea over the past few months, as the Blues will be desperate to add a new striker to that attack when the summer transfer window opens up.

Ivan Toney of Brentford and Victor Osimhen of Napoli are two other players that we are interested in – but David would represent a cheaper alternative to the other two as his valuations is only about £50 million.

However – amid all the speculation and rumours regarding his future – David provided an update on his future during his latest interview with French media lavoixdunord.

“I have a year left in my contract and frankly, I am not thinking about it. There were rumours in the past, but I will stay at Lille until I sign for another club,” said the Canadian striker.

His contract with Lille runs out in June 2025 but the striker is not aware of negotiations between his agent and the club.

“I don’t know if the club has spoken to my agent,” he said.

“Surely we’ll do it at the end of the season. There are important games remaining, and I want to focus on the pitch.”

STERLING TO BE SOLD?

Willem Gallas has claimed that he understands why CHELSEA fans want the club to sell Raheem Sterling in the summer.

We have had a busier few transfer windows than many people expected, with a number of stars departing the club over the last few windows, and a number of players making their ways to Stamford Bridge.

However – it is no secret that the club missed out on a number of transfer targets that Mauricio Pochettino really wanted to sign, as targets simply did not want to join the Blues vision.

Sterling was supposed to be a game-changing signing for us when he made the move to London – but he has not been that impressive in a Blues shirt and has failed to impress on a number of occasions.

Now – amid the speculation that we may sell in the summer – Gallas as opened up and claimed that he could leave the club: ‘Sterling’s statistics speak for themselves, when he was at Manchester City he was scoring many more goals than now he’s at CHELSEA,’ Gallas told Gambling Zone.

‘Right now, his performances are not good enough for his second season, so if you look right now his numbers are not great either. If the fans are not happy with him, then maybe that’s fair because when he was in Liverpool or Manchester he had great seasons.

‘Since he’s signed for Chelsea, he has not performed in the same way as he did before and it’s understandable if some fans want to see him leave.’

MAATSEN TALKS TO HAPPEN – 

Dortmund’s sporting director, Sebastian Kehl has admitted that talks with CHELSEA over a permanent deal for Ian Maatsen will need to be held in the summer.

Maatsen has thrived since his move to the Bundesliga and capped another impressive performance by scoring a goal in Dortmund’s 4-2 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday evening which has secured their place in the Champions League final against Paris Saint-Germain.

His performances for the German side has meant that they are very keen on making his move a permanent one – but there are also a section of fans that want the club too bring him back to Stamford Bridge.

Dortmund do not have an option to buy Maatsen has part of their loan agreement with the club, meaning that the two clubs will need to negotiate a fee for the Dutchman this summer.

‘Unfortunately for both players, neither option was really realistic,’ Dortmund’s sporting director, Sebastian Kehl, told Sky Germany in February.

‘If you know what we got for Jadon Sancho two and a half years ago, then you know also that it might now be very, very difficult.

‘We naturally advocated for an option with him – and also with Ian – but the negotiating position was not such that we could implement it and so we will accept it for now.’

IcChelseanews View…

There are alot of fans that want to see Maatsen given a chance in the side from next season – he has been brilliant in that Dortmund side this season.

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