Chelsea consider move to sign promising 24-year-old goalkeeper – report
Chelsea are weighing up a move to sign PSG goalkeeper Alphonse Areola in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy
Chelsea are weighing up a move to sign promising Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy.
Italian outlet Transfermarketweb, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Chelsea are considering a move to sign the 24-year-old shot stopper from cash-rich Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain.
The same article states that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is continuing to monitor goalkeepers in the summer transfer window amid uncertainty surrounding Thibaut Courtois’ future.
The Belgium international has been heavily linked with a move to Champions League holders Real Madrid over the past three seasons but a deal has failed to materialise.
However, Transfermarketweb have also revealed that Napoli and Valencia are also involved in the race to sign PSG goalkeeper Areola, which could complicate matters for Chelsea.
The Blues won the Premier League title in their first season under Conte after Chelsea finished in first place and seven points clear of their closest title rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
The west London side lost 2-1 to bitter rivals Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
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