Italian Club Fiorentina Efforts to sign have reportedly progressed. Chelsea Full back David Zapakosta.. The 29-year-old has become an outcast at Chelsea and has a lot to do with his return to Serie A this summer.
According to TMW, Fiorentina have been given a major boost in their efforts to sign Zappacosta from Chelsea. The two clubs have begun negotiating an agreement for the Italian, and are reportedly close to an agreement.
Fiorentina’s move to Zappacosta, however, could depend on the future of Spanish right-back Lerola.
Lerola has been linked with a move to French club Marseille. Fiorentina will try to sign David Zapakosta from Chelsea if Lerola move to France in the coming weeks. Reports suggest that Fiorentina have agreed to sell Liverpool to Marseille for 12 million.
David Zapakosta joined Chelsea from Torino in the summer of 2017. Despite being an integral part of Chelsea’s squad during his debut season with the club, Zapakosta failed to secure a place in the Blues start line-up.
Zappacosta made just 18 appearances in his second season with the club and was later credited to AS Roma for the 2019-20 campaign. He spent the last season on loan with Genoa, where he attracted the attention of many of Italy’s top clubs with his consistent performances.
Chelsea are looking to offload several French players this season. Thomas Tachel currently has a wealth of defense options and wants to transfer the likes of David Zapakosta, Kurt Zuma, Malinga Sir and Emerson Pamiri.
Chelsea will likely use the money from possible sales of Zapakosta and Pamiri to fund the move.
Chelsea have made no secret of their desire to sign Jules Conde this summer. The Blues reportedly made million 35 million in addition to Kurt Zooms in exchange for the whip, an offer that Seoul immediately rejected.
The Spanish club are reportedly looking for a fee in the region of 70 70 million for Kounde.
So Chelsea will try to sell the likes of Zappacosta, Palmieri and Malang Sarr to raise the funds needed to sign Jules Conde before the end of the transfer window.
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