Chelsea are set to conclude on the transfer fee of Christopher Nkunku with RB Leipzig, MySportDab reports.
Christopher Nkunku already did his medicals for a possible move to Chelsea which is likely to happen in January 2023 after failing to sign him in the just concluded summer window.
The move was expected to be one which should have been secret, but as it might be, the news leaked out and since then it been the most talked about move.
Chelsea are yet to finalize on a deal for the France International as they are yet to make any talks with RB Leipzig who are expected to demand a huge fee for the player.
There were talks earlier of Chelsea sig ing Christopher Nkunku when Thomas Tuchel was still in charge but after talks, nothing else happened as the player decided to stay in Germany.
As it may seems now, the move is imminent and likely going to happen once the January window opens for business which could also be another one the Blues will be going deep in the market.
According to report reaching us from Fabrizio Romano, he confirmed the latest update coming from the deal which is expected to happen between Chelsea and RB Leipzig.
Here Is What Was Said:
“Christopher Nkunku deal. Chelsea will try to negotiate on the fee with Leipzig, it’s the priority – triggering €60m release clause is alternative option.
“Nkunku has already received Chelsea contract bid, he’d be ready to accept as reported days ago – up to the clubs.
The new owner which consist of Todd Boehly and his consortium are hoping to revamp the team and add more quality players to make sure they fight for titles.
Christopher Nkunku is set to join the new Chelsea buildup pending the negotiations with RB Leipzig goes smoothly between both parties.