Chelsea have made a dramatic try and hijack a switch transfer for Arsenal’s touted Mykhailo Mudryk, GOAL can now verify, and a bid has been accepted.
- Chelsea swooped in on the final second to seal the deal
- Hijack Arsenal’s younger star
- Agreed seven-year contract
WHAT HAPPENED? Though the Gunners have been closely linked Shakhtar Donetsk winger all winter, the Blues have additionally remained within the image. As first reported Fabrizio Romano and confirmed PURPOSEThe Chelsea board flew within the hunt for Poland attain an oral settlement a €100m ($108m/£89m) supply.
Now private phrases have additionally been agreed between Chelsea and Mudryk for a seven-year deal and the participant is about to go to London for a medical.
AND MUCH MORE: Shakhtar provided an replace on Mudryk’s future Twitter.
“FC Shakhtar President Rinat Akhmetov and Chelsea co-owner Behdad Eghbali mentioned the switch of Mykhailo Mudryk to Chelsea FC at this time,” the membership tweeted. “The events are very near reaching an settlement on the switch of the participant to the membership.”
BIGGER PICTURE: Arsenal have already failed with two bids, however a breakthrough in denials was thought to have been made on Saturday. They’re now on the verge of being overwhelmed to a participant by a high competitor.
WHAT’S NEXT FOR MUDRYK? Nothing has been signed but, however Chelsea seem to have edged forward of Arsenal within the intense switch battle and will shut the deal quickly.