June 3, 2023

Chelsea news: The most recent Blues headlines which remember refreshes for Todd Boehly’s mission to select a sporting director, Jude Bellingham and Rafael Leao.
Chelsea plans meeting with Bundesliga boss
Chelsea has made a stride nearer to naming a sporting director as Todd Boehly hopes to rebuild the club’s backroom cosmetics. The American billionaire is on the lookout for a transfer specialist to join the Blues’ scouting group and Bayer Leverkusen boss Tim Steidten looks ready to land the job at Stamford Extension after moves for RB Salzburg boss Christoph Freund and Paris Holy person Germain guide Luis Campos neglected to emerge.
Recently, The Athletic expressed that Steidten was shortlisted by the west Londoners as a contender for the sporting director job. Presently, according to The Guardian, Chelsea is planning further discussions with the 43-year-old.
Prior to playing the lead trainer job at the Bundesliga outfit this mid-year, Steidten was head of scouting at the BayArena. At Leverkusen, he was answerable for the signings of brilliant possibilities Moussa Diaby, Patrik Schick, Amine Adli, Adam Hlozek, and, all the more as of late, Callum Hudson-Odoi on loan.

Rafael Leao’s contract situation
Todd Boehly has been dealt a significant blow in Chelsea’s mission to sign AC Milan star Rafael Leao. The 23-year-old was vigorously connected with a transition to Stamford Extension in the late spring as Thomas Tuchel hoped to support his side’s frontline.
According to reports, the Portugal international was told to pay his former club € 20 million (£ 18 million) in the wake of leaving Sporting for nothing in 2018 to join Lille. It’s said that Leao’s contract with the Portuguese monsters was basically terminated as he felt it was inside his entitlement to do as such after the club’s preparation ground was attacked by fighting fans.
Be that as it may, the forward’s case didn’t remain in court and, in this way, he was requested to pay Sporting back which will reportedly be taken directly from his wages. Yet, with Leao yet to pay the approaching charge, it has turned into a game changer regardless of whether he pens another deal at Milan.
According to the Portuguese paper Record, as cited by Football Italia, Milan is in direct communication with Sporting ‘to help decrease’ the sum he owes his former club. The report expresses that directors Paolo Maldini and Frederico Varandas have met two times lately to determine the continuous issue.
The Italian goliaths are anxious to assist their player with clearing his obligation in a bid that could convince Leao to pen another deal at the club. He sees his ongoing contract at the San Siro terminate in 2024 and is at present esteemed at around £72million.

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