Marc Cucurella’s Chelsea transfer might be value as much as a staggering £62MILLION… with Spanish defender getting ready to signing after passing his medical as Blues teenager Levi Colwill will get set to hitch Brighton on mortgage
- Marc Cucurella is poised to hitch Chelsea in an enormous deal value as much as £62million
- Blues centre half Levi Colwill, 19, is anticipated to go the opposite means on a mortgage deal
- The Spaniard’s arrival is anticipated quickly after passing a medical on Thursday
Marc Cucurella’s transfer to Chelsea is on the verge of completion in a deal value as much as £62million.
The Brighton defender accomplished a medical with the west London facet within the capital on Thursday.
Versatile Spanish star Cucurella, 24, is ready to make the swap for an preliminary £55m, plus a possible £7m in bonuses.
Marc Cucurella’s transfer to Chelsea is on the verge of completion in a deal value as much as £62m
In a separate deal, Blues star Levi Colwill is anticipated to hitch Brighton on mortgage for the season
In a separate however linked deal, Blues centre half Levi Colwill is anticipated to hitch Brighton on mortgage for the season.
It’s understood the preliminary delay in confirming Cucurella’s transfer to Chelsea was being held up by negotiations over the phrases of Colwill’s transfer to Graham Potter’s facet.
Cucurella, who can play at left centre again, left again or left wing-back, would act as cowl for Ben Chilwell and doubtlessly compete for a beginning possibility at left centre again, the place Chelsea are gentle after the departure of Antonio Rudiger on a free.
Cucurella’s arrival may imply Chelsea will promote defender Marcos Alonso (centre) to Barcelona
The deal may even have implications for Marcos Alonso – presently Chilwell’s understudy – with Barcelona eager to finalise a deal for the Spaniard.
In the mean time, Chelsea’s lack of canopy for the England star, who spent a lot of final season injured, is a serious cause of their unwillingness to promote Alonso to the LaLiga giants.
Cucurella had handed in a switch request final week after seeing Manchester Metropolis thwarted of their makes an attempt to signal him for beneath £40m.