CHELSEA SET TO SPEND £240MILLION ON FOUR PLAYERS THIS SUMMER

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Chelsea are set to kick off a huge spending this week with the Blues set to spend £240million on four signings.

Chelsea won’t announce any signings until July 1st when the Nike deal becomes official.

The first of the four £240million signings is expected to be Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko. Chelsea have reportedly agreed a £36.7million fee with Monaco for the 22-year-old midfielder.

Bakayoko is expected to sign a five-year deal this year and the signing is expected to be announced later this week.

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The signing of Juventus left-back Alex Sandro is expected to take Chelsea’s spending to £97.9million after reports emerged Chelsea have agreed a £61.2million deal for the Brazilian.

The 26-year-old has reportedly told Juventus he wants to join Chelsea and various reports claim he has agreed terms with Chelsea.

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Antonio Conte wants to strengthen Chelsea’s defence by adding Southampton’s central defender Virgil van Dijk to the squad and this could cost Chelsea between £60-70million. Chelsea are yet to agree a fee with Southampton for the Holland international.

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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is expected to make a return to Chelsea this summer and Chelsea is expected to pay at least £70million for the 24-year-old though Everton are expected to demand £80million for the striker.

Chelsea would spend at least £240million if all four of these signings are completed.

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