Romano confirms Chelsea would make this deal this week

Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has given an update on Chelsea’s move to hire a sporting director.

Chelsea are very close to acquiring the services of a sporting director, and Fabrizio Romano has provided an update on that.

Chelsea are set to appoint former RB Leipzig director Christopher Vivell, and Romano believes it could happen this week.

“Chelsea will work on details to complete Christopher Vivell appointment this week,” wrote Romano.

“He’s expected to join as new technical director, waiting for final steps then it will be time to sign contracts. Appointment of new sporting director, not imminent yet.”