Chelsea Set to Launch €80m Bid for 25-Year-Old La Liga Sensation

Israel Oluwaseg Lawal
According to reports, Chelsea is showing interest in securing the services of Barcelona midfielder, Frenkie De Jong.

Chelsea Football Club is reportedly eyeing a potential move for Frenkie De Jong, the Barcelona midfielder. The 25-year-old was strongly linked with a move to England in the previous summer transfer window, but he chose to stay put in the Spanish outfit.

De Jong, who has been a vital cog in the midfield of the Catalan giants this season under the tutelage of Xavi Hernandez, is yet to decide on his future. It remains to be seen whether Barcelona is willing to offload the Dutch international in the upcoming summer transfer window.

As per the latest report from reputable football transfer news outlet Fichajes, Chelsea is keen on adding De Jong to their midfield ranks and could be preparing a substantial offer of around €80 million for the Dutchman.

Graham Potter, has expressed his desire to reinforce his midfield in the upcoming transfer window, and acquiring De Jong’s services would undoubtedly be a massive boost to his side.

The situation surrounding the future of De Jong is one to watch out for in the upcoming months, as Chelsea and other potential suitors could make a move for the talented midfielder.

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