Chelsea in talks over signing RB Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol after £77.4m bid

Deal would see central defender switch to Chelsea next summerFofana move to be sealed as Leicester target Faes as replacementChelsea are in advanced talks with RB Leipzig to buy the centre-back Josko Gvardiol. They have offered about €90m (£77.4m) and the clubs are negotiating a deal under which the Croatia international would stay at Leipzig this season and move to Stamford Bridge next summer.Gvardiol, who joined Leipzig from Dinamo Zagreb in 2020, can also fill in at left-back. The 20-year-old’s pursuit is part of Chelsea’s attempt to rebuild their central defence after losing Antonio Rüdiger and Andreas Christensen and with Thiago Silva, who will be 38 next month, out of contract next summer.

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