Chelsea Football Club are considering their options as the Blues are set to storm the transfer market again to bring in world-class players to the club this summer. According to reports, Chelsea have offered Ross Barkley in an massive swap deal to complete the £80million signing of Declan Rice as Frank Lampard has identified Rice as his major defensive target.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has had to endure his side’s poor defensive performances in his first season in charge as Chelsea boss as the current defenders at his disposal have failed to impressed him. Chelsea have conceded so many goals this season and Lampard has identified Declan Rice as his major target to improve the defense next season.
Chelsea have now steeped up their pursuit for Declan Rice and the London giants have reportedly offered Ross Barkley plus cash to West-Ham so as to complete the massive signing of Declan Rice in the coming weeks. 26-Year-Old Barkley has been named as the player to be sacrificed by the Blues to enable the club land their major defensive target.
Ross Barkley signed for Chelsea in 2017 but the England international has failed to consistently put in encouraging performances for Chelsea during his time at the club. Ross Barkley could now be on his way out of Chelsea and the player could re-unite with David Moyes who was his coach at Everton.
Also, Declan Rice is keen to join Chelsea and the player has been pushing for a move to Stamford Bridge since the season ended. Declan Rice who has mostly played as a midfielder in his senior career will be signed as a Centre-back for Chelsea.
21-Year-Old Declan Rice has been regarded as one of the best talents to have emerged from England in recent years and his impressive performances for West-Ham since breaking out to the team has caught the attention of several top clubs. However Chelsea are in a pole position to complete the signing of the defender who is widely regarded as a generational talent.
Declan Rice’s arrival to Chelsea will be a massive addition for Frank Lampard as he will bring in massive defensive quality and stability for Chelsea. Chelsea need to bolster their defense after securing the signature of Ziyech and Werner and the signing of Declan Rice will be huge to help make Chelsea a more balanced team and Barkley plus cash seems to be the perfect deal for the blues
Declan Rice is exactly what Chelsea needs at the back as he is focused on the game, has excellent tackling ability, positional play, and his excellent passing range will be massive plus for Chelsea. The signing of Declan Rice will be a step in the right direction for the Blues if they want to compete with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City.