Chelsea Football Club are close to signing Dominik Szoboszlai from RB Leipzig, according to reports. The Blues have started preparing for next season.
Of course, Graham Potter’s side would want to reshuffle their midfield next campaign.
Jorginho has left for Arsenal, and the likes of Mason Mount and Mateo Kovacic may leave as well.
According to TuttoMercatoWeb, Todd Boehly could sign the 22-year-old Hungarian attacking midfielder in the next few days, as the deal is very close between the two parties.
Reportedly, N’Golo Kante is close to extending his contract at Stamford Bridge, possibly by a 3-year extension.
Nevertheless, the West London club are planning to reinforce their midfield. Even though they already have Enzo Fernández.
Dominik Szoboszlai is a player who plays as an attacking midfielder for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga.
The Hungarian professional rumor to Chelsea has been ongoing since last season. The Blues always have the player on their radar.
It looks like the Premier League side are back to keeping tabs on the 22-year-old midfielder. He’s a player with a high ceiling.
Having already signed Christopher Nkunku, who will definitely join Graham Potter’s troops in June.
Chelsea are most likely to sign more than two players from RB Leipzig. The Bundesliga side have many brilliant footballers.
Aside from their interest in Dominik Szoboszlai. The Blues also have Joško Gvardiol on their radar, they almost signed him last summer.
At the moment, the 22-year-old Hungarian midfielder is valued by Transfermarket at €35.
Maybe that’s the main reason the West London club wants to hurry up and sign the player. Because his value may increase next campaign.
Reportedly, the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool also show interest in Szoboszlai. However, the Blues are currently leading the race.
With the likes of Mason Mount, Conor Gallagher, and Ruben Loftus-Cheek most likely to leave Stamford Bridge next season.
Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali would definitely want to balance their midfield. As a result, Dominik seems like an ideal addition.
Meanwhile, Chelsea are also interested in 15-year-old Ecuadorian attacking midfielder, Kendry Páez. The deal is very close as well.
The club’s new owners are hell-bent on preparing for their future. They want to compete with the other top teams in the league.
It’s uncertain if Chelsea will sign Joao Felix permanently at the end of the season. The Portuguese plays as an attacking midfielder.
Regardless, his presence won’t necessarily hinder the 22-year-old Hungarian’s move to Stamford Bridge in the summer.
The West London club went out of their way to sign Enzo Fernández in January. Because they will face heavy competition next campaign.
Therefore, maybe they are planning to exercise the same strategy with Dominik Szoboszlai. They want to get his signature as soon as possible.
Statistically, the Hungary international has made 31 appearances for RB Leipzig. He scored 5 goals and registered 13 assists.
As regards the 2022-2023, Szoboszlai has started 19 games in the Bundesliga. With 4 goals and 8 assists.
Having been an attacking midfielder, he averages 2.2 key passes per 90 minutes this campaign. With 10 chances created.
Undoubtedly, Premier League is always tough for the Bundesliga’s players. Nevertheless, Dominik possesses a high level of potential.
Despite the fact the Blues signed 8 players in the January transfer window. They are expected to bring more new players to Bridge next season.