Chelsea are in superior talks to signal Brighton left-back Marc Cucurella, with the Blues prepared to pay the £50m asking worth for the Manchester Metropolis goal.
The Spaniard handed in a switch request on Friday in a bid to push by means of a transfer to Metropolis however the Premier League champions won’t pay Brighton’s asking worth, with Chelsea now in pole place to signal the 24-year-old.
The Seagulls had beforehand rejected a £30m bid for the full-back from Pep Guardiola’s facet, who’re on the lookout for a alternative for Oleksandr Zinchenko after he joined Arsenal.
Cucurella loved a vastly profitable first Premier League season after becoming a member of from Getafe in a deal price round £15m final summer season and was named Brighton’s participant of the season.
Brighton don’t wish to let Cucurella depart and it will take an enormous provide for them to promote as he has 4 years remaining on his contract on the Amex. Nevertheless, the left-back has now pushed for a transfer by asking to be offered.
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