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Transfer News: Chelsea Closing In On Nkunku Deal




Transfer News: Chelsea Closing In On Nkunku Deal

RB Leipzig Forward, Christopher Nkunku and Chelsea are close to reaching an agreement for his transfer.

Earlier this year, the French professional footballer signed a 2-year contract with the Bundesliga club, extending his stay till 2026.

The German Club, RB Leipzig significantly placed a release clause of 16 million euros on the 24-year-old striker.

According to Sky Sports, the London club is however eager to sign the striker as soon as the next summer window opens and is willing to pay more than the striker’s release clause.

Nothing has been signed as of yet, according to Sky Sports, and he will need time to consider his options in light of interest from other top clubs.

Gallagher Shines As Chelsea Defeat Stubborn Crystal Palace

Meanwhile, Naija News earlier reported that English midfielder, Conor Gallagher was the talk of the town after helping Chelsea defeat Crystal Palace in front of home crowds on Saturday.

The substitution of the youngster who had previously played for Crystal Palace made Graham Potter’s first victory possible.

At Selhurst Park, the player’s phenomenal goal was not celebrated in honor of his former team.

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