• Chelsea reignite interest in Fernando Llorente

    by  • July 7, 2017 • Football • 0 Comments

    Chelsea have reportedly revived their interest in signing Fernando Llorente from Swansea City as a back-up forward for next season, according to reports in The Times.

    The Premier League champions are prepared to make a move for the Spain international as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his attacking options ahead of new season, starting next month.

    The report adds that the Blues tried to sign the 32-year-old forward in January but a move was blocked by the Swans.

    Llorente is currently recovering from his arm injury but should be fit for the coming season, the west Londoners are thought to be on the lookout for a number of new players this summer as Conte prepares to add more attacking depth to his squad for his 2nd season in charge at Stamford Bridge.

    The Blues are also expected to sign Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in the coming weeks along with Roma centre-back Antonio Rudiger.

    Chelsea to make a return to the Champions League next season after their Premier League glory last term.

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