Transfer gossip: Chelsea linked with Zinchenko

Some of the latest transfer speculation involving Chelsea…

Oleksandr Zinchenko is the third Manchester City player to be linked with a move to Chelsea this summer, the Daily Mail reports.

Chelsea are looking to buy Raheem Sterling and have also been tipped to try to take former Blues defender Nathan Ake back to the club.

And Ukraine star Zinchenko has also been touted for a move to Stamford Bridge.

Raphihna deal reportedly close

Chelsea are said to be close to agreeing a deal to sign Raphinha.

The Brazilian is expected to leave Leeds and has also been linked with Barcelona and Arsenal.

According to The Guardian, Chelsea are looking to wrap up a £55m transfer for Raphinha in the coming days.

Pulisic swap deal mooted

Chelsea are in talks with Juventus over a potential swap deal for Matthijs de Ligt involving Christian Pulisic, the Daily Mail say.

De Ligt has long been linked with a move to west London, while speculation over Pulisic’s Chelsea future continues.

West Ham ‘won’t sell Rice’

West Ham will not sell Declan Rice to Chelsea, according to The Sun.

Rice has been linked with a big-money move but the Hammers are said to be refusing to reduce their apparent £150m asking price.