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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Chelsea to sign two Inter Milan defenders?

Mason Mount, Milan Skriniar, Bernd Leno
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Chelsea to sign two Inter Milan defenders?

Alessandro Bastoni and Milan Skriniar could become transfer targets for Chelsea.

A recommendation from Romelu Lukaku has put the defenders on Chelsea’s radar. That said, Inter Milan rate the duo highly and would be reluctant to sell them. [Mediaset – in Italian]

Dortmund name their price for Bellingham

Borussia Dortmund would only sell Jude Bellingham for around €100 million.

The 18-year-old midfielder has thrived over in Germany and has caught the interest of Premier League clubs. Manchester City and Liverpool reportedly lead the chase for Bellingham’s services. [Bild – in German]

Bayern Munich working on Werner deal

The Bundesliga champions still hold a ‘concrete interest’ in Chelsea forward Timo Werner.

Bayern Munich believe Werner can provide cover and competition for Robert Lewandowski, and eventually succeed the Pole as the club’s star striker. They’re working on a potential deal for the January transfer window. [Football Insider]

Pogba leaning towards Man United stay

Cristiano Ronaldo’s return, as well as other recent developments, has prompted a change of heart from Paul Pogba.

The French midfielder is now towards extending his Manchester United contract. His current deal expires at the end of the season. Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are both reportedly interested in signing him as a free agent next summer. [Athletic – subscription required]

Leno set for Arsenal exit?

After Aaron Ramsdale started in goal for Arsenal’s latest Premier League outing, Bernd Leno fears his No.1 status is in danger.

The Gunners signed Ramsdale to succeed Leno in the summer, but they could now fast forward this transition. The club board could sell the German goalkeeper next summer, or even in January if possible.

As Leno’s contract expires in 2023, Arsenal hope to avoid losing him for free. [Daily Mail]

Mount set for new Chelsea contract

Chelsea are set to award Mason Mount for his promising progress with a new long-term contract.

Blues boss Thomas Tuchel rates the England international, a key figure behind the club’s Champions League success last term, highly. Therefore, Chelsea plan to begin contract talks with Mount’s father and representatives.

The 22-year-old midfielder is under contract at Stamford Bridge until June 2024. [90min]