Mendy reportedly close to £18.2m – Chelsea

Chelsea’s Mendy reportedly transfers to £18.2 m 

Reportedly, Chelsea is close to finalizing an agreement to sign Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard is keen to recruit a new goalkeeper to offer the Blues’ first-choice competition, Kepa Arrizabalaga ahead of the new season.

It is understood that Chelsea’s technical director, Petr Cech, is behind the club’s push for signing Mendy.

Chelsea has entered into talks with Rennes and is now close to finalizing a £18.2 million contract for the Senegalese shot-stopper, according to The Guardian.

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The newspaper estimates that the sale will potentially grow to £25million as the offer contains add-ons.

Mendy, 28, has spent the past two seasons at Rennes where, thanks to his excellent performances, he established himself as their first-choice keeper.

He began his career in Cherbourg and in Stade de Reims before moving to Rennes in 2018.



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