Transfer News: Chelsea step up their pursuit of Edouard Mendy

Transfer News: Chelsea step up their pursuit of Edouard Mendy

Chelsea are hoping to sign Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy by tabling an improved £18 million bid this summer. According to Daily Mail, Chelsea’s search for a Kepa Arrizabalaga replacement continues and it has led them to Edouard Mendy. The Rennes goalkeeper has been identified as a cost-effective option in Frank Lampard’s bid to find a new man in between the sticks. Chelsea had initially tabled a £15 million bid for Mendy, which was reportedly rejected by Rennes, who have no wish to sell their prized asset this summer. However, the Blues have now come back an improved £18 million offer in an attempt to lure the goalkeeper to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea’s pursuit of Mendy, especially after being linked with moves for Jan Oblak and Dean Henderson makes sense as they now have to be content with a cheaper option following a spending spree that saw them sign players like Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner and Malang Sarr. Thiago Silva has been the latest player […]