Chelsea are working hard to get to the front of the Christopher Nkunku line, working to figure out a transfer fee with RB Leipzig according to BILD. It’s possible they are even conducting his medical in advance.
There are conflicting reports on whether his medical tests last month had anything to do with a Chelsea move, but CBS Sports’ Fabrizio Romano reports that an August medical was for Chelsea, while other outlets in France maintain it was an unrelated matter.
The French forward signed a new contract with RB Leipzig over the summer that contained a €60 million, a sign that the German club is preparing for his eventual departure.
Nkunku is an attacking threat that can play multiple positions and has scored 54 goals and assisted 48 more during over three seasons Germany.
Nkuku attracted the interest of PSG during the summer but after coming to an agreement for a new contract with RB Leipzig, that ended his chances of moving before the current season.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the deal seems green work Chelsea and Todd Boehly
Under new owner Todd Boehly, Chelsea have been extremely active in the transfer market and with Graham Potter now on the sidelines after replacing Thomas Tuchel, the Blues are trying to figure out the best way to line up their team. Nkunku would give him quite a force in attack
Below are tweet report from Italian Fabrizio Romano
From the report, it’s no doubt Chelsea is keeping the transfer a secre