When it comes to the transfer market, Chelsea are simply one of the best in the business.
It’s claimed by British media that Chelsea are linked with Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro.
The 30-year-old has been with Real Madrid since 2013, having signed for the club from São Paulo for 6 million euros. His current deal expires in 2025.
In 331 appearances for Real, Casemiro has managed to score 31 goals, and create 28 goals for his teammates.
The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Brazil. His record for Brazil is also impressive. Casemiro has scored 5 goals in 61 matches for Brazil at senior level.
Thomas Tuchel wants to sign a new midfielder and Casemiro is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. The Brazil international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfielder Thomas Tuchel wants to target in the summer transfer window.
The Blues are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
The former São Paulo man can play multiple positions in midfield. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report, “Chelsea are watching Casemiro’s situation at Real Madrid. The Mirror says Chelsea are seeking to discover whether Casemiro will be available to buy in the summer transfer window after the Champions League Final. The midfielder’s contract runs out in 2025 and he reportedly wants a raise but Real are not willing to increase his salary. The Blues are keeping an eye on the situation and could make a move if the Brazil international chooses to move on. The 30-year-old and his representatives are willing to sit down with Real chiefs after the final to discuss his future. Los Blancos take on Quadruple chasers Liverpool in the final at the Stade de France in Paris on May 28.”
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The Blues will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Casemiro to join the club.
If Chelsea can agree on a fee with Real, the deal should be easy to complete.
Casemiro ideal fit for Chelsea?
If Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel are seriously considering a midfielder, Casemiro could also prove to be a smart option.
A midfielder of Casemiro’s ceiling will be a massive addition to Chelsea squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Tuchel’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his midfield department.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Chelsea.
It will be interesting to see whether Chelsea will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.