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Chelsea will look to sign AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan

Chelsea are setting their sights on AC Milan’s formidable goalkeeper, Mike Maignan, envisioning him as a pivotal long-term solution to their goalkeeping conundrum.

The French international’s remarkable talent has garnered widespread admiration throughout the footballing landscape, and the Stamford Bridge outfit is resolute in their pursuit of his services.

Maignan, set to grace the stage at Euro 2024 while donning the colors of the French national team, continues to shine brightly with another exceptional season plying his trade in Serie A.

Mike Maignan
Mike Maignan

His track record at AC Milan is nothing short of impressive, having featured in a remarkable 60 matches for the Italian club. An indicative measure of his footballing worth can be gleaned from his current market value, a staggering 45 million euros, as per the estimations of

Maignan’s prowess is further underscored by his 12 international appearances for France, cementing his status as a formidable guardian of the net.

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However, as per revelations from, AC Milan’s demands for Maignan’s transfer fee during the summer were deemed exorbitant, causing Chelsea to pivot in their pursuit. Instead, the Premier League giants opted to secure the services of Djorde Petrovic and Robert Sanchez, solidifying their goalkeeping options for the current season.


With a keen eye on the future, Chelsea is now contemplating the possibility of making a substantial investment in a goalkeeper of considerable stature in the coming 12 months. The pursuit of Maignan may have been momentarily stalled, but the quest for a top-tier shot stopper remains an integral part of Chelsea’s strategic game plan, as they seek to bolster their ranks and maintain their competitive edge in the Premier League and beyond.

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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.

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