Chelsea Set to Complete Deal for Barcelona Duo Frenkie De Jong and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Chelsea Set to Complete Deal for Barcelona Duo Frenkie De Jong and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

  • Chelsea are set to push for Barcelona players Frenkie de Jong and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang in a double deal
  • The Blues have shown late interest in Barcelona duo and the La Liga club are desperate to raise funds due to their financial crisis
  • Both Aubameyang and de Jong will be perfect for Chelsea given that they already have experience in European football

English giants Chelsea are preparing a double swoop for Barcelona duo Frenkie de Jong and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Aubameyang has been an integral member of the Barcelona team under Xavi after joining the La Liga giants six months ago.

De Jong is still uncertain on his future in Spain, with no progress on a wage reduction for the Dutchman, as he looks to secure an agreement of €14m of unpaid wages.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Frenkie De Jong, Chelsea, Barcelona
Chelsea are set to complete deal for Barcelona duo Frenkie De Jong and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Credit: @ghanaballers
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The Daily Express reports that Chelsea Thomas Tuchel is interested in both players as he looks to form a formidable side for the 2022/23 season.

The reports further indicate that the Barcelona duo will be contacted by Chelsea in the coming days, to assess their interest in moving to Stamford Bridge in a combined £100m swoop.

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Meanwhile, Barcelona manager, Xavi will be furious at the club if forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is sold by the Catalans this summer against his wish.

Xavi would rather the Catalan club offload the likes of Martin Braithwaite, Memphis Depay, and Ez Abde and keep Aubameyang at Barcelona, according to Barca Universal.

Aubameyang will compete with new summer signing, Robert Lewandowski for the number 9 position in the Barcelona team after the La Liga club splashed the cash for the Poland forward.

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Pierre Emerick Aubameyang Uninterested in Leaving Barcelona This Summer Despite Interest From Chelsea

Sports Brief earlier reported that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is very happy at Barcelona and has no plans of leaving just yet.

The Gabon international signed for Barcelona from Arsenal six months ago, but has already been linked with a move away from Camp Nou.

The Daily Mail reported that Chelsea were keen on the striker and had reportedly opened talks with him.

The Blues let go of Romelu Lukaku and are looking at bringing in another striker. They have already signed Raheem Sterling this summer but reports indicate that Timo Werner is also looking to leave.

Source: Sports Brief News