Chelsea transfer rumours: Zakharyan statement, Barkley suitors, Barcelona eye Werner move

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With January just a month-and-a-half away, Chelsea are expected to be deep in preparations for the transfer window.

Thomas Tuchel will surely be keen to add to his squad in the winter as he attempts to maintain challenges in both the Champions League and Premier League.

With the African Cup of Nations and FIFA Club World Cup set to cause havoc to the Blues’ upcoming schedule, recruits might well be needed.

Fortunately, the Blues have already been linked with a number of names, whilst a couple of Tuchel’s current squad have also been linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge in the near future.

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With that being said, football.london takes a look at the latest Chelsea transfer news and rumours making the gossip columns on Wednesday evening.

Who?

Arsen Zakharyan

Where?

KP Sport

What?

Chelsea have been told that they have little chance of signing Dynamo Moscow winger Arsen Zakharyan in the near future, with the youngster urged to stay with his current employers for at least two years.

Dynamo Moscow director Sergey Stepashin said: “No, these are agent games [the transfer rumours]. He is still a young man. He still has to grow and grow.

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“I believe that Arsen can play in Russia for another two to three years.”



Arsen Zakharyan is apparently attracting the interest of a number of clubs around Europe. (Photo by Mike Kireev/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Arsen Zakharyan is apparently attracting the interest of a number of clubs around Europe. (Photo by Mike Kireev/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Who?

Ross Barkley

Where?

teamTALK

What?

Whilst Barkley’s future at Stamford Bridge remains up in the air, he is sure to have a few suitors should he elect to depart west London.

As per reports, Newcastle, Leeds United and Everton are all potentially interested in a deal for the midfielder.

It is suggested that the Premier League trio could possibly look to take Barkley on-loan with an option to buy.

Who?

Timo Werner

Where?

Marca

What?

Following the appointment of Xavi at the Nou Camp, the Spaniard appears to already be planning Barcelona’s transfer business.

According to reports in Spain, the Catalan giants are considering Timo Werner ahead of a potential loan swoop in January as they aim to bolster their attacking options.

The German isn’t the only potential candidate for Barcelona though, with Edinson Cavani and Raheem Sterling also thought to be on their shortlist.

Source by Football London

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