Chelsea receive Raheem Sterling transfer boost as Thomas Tuchel ‘big fan’ of Lukaku alternative

Chelsea receive Raheem Sterling transfer boost as Thomas Tuchel 'big fan' of Lukaku alternative

Chelsea fans hoping to see some eye-catching transfer news this summer should be enthused by the latest update regarding the future of Raheem Sterling.

Fabrizio Romano has clarified that the English winger is on the Blues list this summer and that Thomas Tuchel is a “big fan” of the 27-year-old who could leave the Etihad this summer. Romano goes onto explain that Chelsea have explored conditions of a potential deal but there have been no direct talks with Manchester City.

Sterling’s contract with City expires next year and there is a growing belief he could move this window with Chelsea looking the most realistic suitor in the Premier League.

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The future of Romelu Lukaku is very much tied to any potential incoming with the Belgian’s return to Inter Milan reportedly close with Todd Boehly holding direct talks with the Serie A club.

Lukaku is pushing to leave Chelsea this window, however, the terms of the exit are still yet to be agreed with rumours of a swap deal with Inter compared to a normal loan.

Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is another rumoured target of Tuchel’s, out of contract at the end of this month, he could be another added in hopes of strengthening Chelsea’s attack.

Source by Football London

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