Gabriel Slonisix-yeard has a six-year contract with the London club and will return on loan to complete their season before moving to west London at the start of 2023. He was brought in as Kepa’s replacement, who is nearing Chelsea’s exit in the coming days.
Corney Chukwuemaka has also been confirmed by the club as the newly recruited player. Chukwuemaka changed to Chelsea from Aston Villa for a fee of around £15m. The English player is expected to conduct his medical today and could be announced today as well.
Chelsea on the club website:
“Agreement in place for the permanent signing of Aston Villa midfielder.
Aston Villa and Chelsea can confirm that the clubs have reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of Carney Chukwuemeka.
The 18-year-old has been permitted to travel to London to discuss both personal terms and undergo a medical.”
According to multiple reports, Chelsea could finalize the deal for Marc Cucurella from Brighton before the window of transfer or the season begins.