Not too good news, As Coach rejects Chelsea’s offers, saying “He’s not for sale“: Chelsea football club must shift their hunting ground from King Power as early as today according to the statement issued by Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers concerning the transfer of Wesley Fofona and Youri Tielemans.
Chelsea have been involved in busy summer as Thomas Tuchel is eyeing an overhaul under the new owner Todd. His priority is tipped to be defense line following the departure of Rudiger and Christiansen with Azpilicuteta and Alonso future facing uncertainties.
The Blues have so far signed Raheem Sterling from Manchester City and Koulibaly from Napoli but are still far from being done according to the number of players they have still put on their radar.
After facing obstacle in their pursuit of Sevilla ace Jules Kounde, Chelsea reportedly cooled their interest and shifted their attention to Leicester City middle block Wesley Fofona.
The West London club are throwing their hat into this ring following the 21-year old stunning performance for the Foxes last season in the defense line both in the premier league and European competition.
Amid speculations that Blues on running for the Frenchman, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers remains adamant that Wesley is not for sale, revealing how the player is happy at the club and is not willing to substitute it for any club this summer.
“No, he’s not for sale,” Rodgers said.
“When we looked at him he had made 17 league starts. Everyone had a look at him back then but he’s come here, really flourished and developed, not just as a player but as a young man.”
“He really respects the club, I’ve got no doubt that in the future he’ll be on that [highest] stage but he’s very comfortable, he feels good here.” He added.
This statement by the Irish could sound a huge setback for Chelsea who are currently desperate for a center back with only days from their first match of the new season.