Chelsea offer £33million star in deal to sign Barcelona star

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Chelsea have offered £33million Hakim Ziyech in a proposed deal to sign Franck Kessie from Barcelona, according to Spanish media outlet Sport.

The 29 year old Moroccan international has failed to deliver consistently since joining Chelsea from Ajax in 2020.

Despite signing six players during the January transfer window, Chelsea are still pushing to sign a central midfielder this month.

According to Sport via Metro, Chelsea have expressed interest in signing Ivory Coast international Kessie and are ready to use Ziyech as bait in the deal.

Barcelona signed Kessie from AC Milan last summer but the 26-year-old has struggled for game-time at the Nou Camp, starting just two La Liga games.

Barcelona are said to be interested in signing Ziyech, who has underwhelmed at Stamford Bridge following a £33m move from Ajax in 2020.