Apparently, Michael Olise to Chelsea has collapsed. And the Frenchman has signed a contract extension at Crystal Palace for this summer’s transfer window.
It’s confirmed that the Eagles didn’t like how the West London club activated the player’s release clause. As a result, they threatened to take them to court.
As a result, the Blues were forced to pull out of the negotiation. Meanwhile, they have already agreed personal terms with Michael Olise, who’s ready to move to Stamford Bridge.
Olise is seen as Christopher Nkunku’s replacement. Since the Frenchman sustained an injury during their pre-season tour in the United States of America.
However, Michael is now unavailable for Chelsea to sign this summer transfer window. As a result, they have switched their attention to some new players.
Initially, the West London club had Rayan Cherki and Mohamed Kudus on their radar. They see them as offensive players, who can bolster their attack.
Of course, Mauricio Pochettino would want a new attacker in the squad. Because he tends to go far in all competitions this campaign, particularly in the Premier League.
Nevertheless, Chelsea have reportedly accelerated talks in recent hours with Lyon for Bradley Barcola. The Blues are heavily interested in the 20-year-old Frenchman.
Apparently, the summer transfer window will be closed in the next few days. Therefore, Mauricio Pochettino’s side now focuses on reinforcing their attack.
Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in Bradley Barcola. They have been linked with him since the beginning of the summer transfer window.
According to several reports, Lyon are open to allowing the French youngster to leave. However, they want a fee of €50 million for the player, considering his offensive prowess.
Paris Saint-Germain are reluctant to pay Lyon’s asking price for the player. Therefore, they are still in negotiations with the French side, wanting the player’s signature.
Having missed out on Michael Olise from Crystal Palace. Chelsea have now intensified their attempts to sign Bradley Barcola from Lyon, and they are willing to meet the asking price.
The 20-year-old Frenchman is one of the most interesting youngsters in Europe’s top-5 leagues. And he seriously fits into Mauricio Pochettino’s style of play at Chelsea.
Of course, the West London club have many players on their radar. Nevertheless, they are most likely to bring Bradley Barcola to Stamford Bridge as Olise’s alternative.
Fortunately, the French youngster can play as both an attacker and a striker. As a result, his arrival will boost the team’s offensiveness in the Premier League.
Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali keep signing youngsters. They continue to invest massively in the club’s future. So, Barcola is most likely to like the club’s project.
After the signing of Nkunku, Disasi, and Badiashile. Chelsea are about to sign a new French player, as they are heavily interested in Bradley Barcola of Lyon.