Barcelona have agreed a deal for Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta, who will earn €13m a 12 months in Spain.
Azpilicueta is out of contract at Chelsea this summer season, and as a result of sanctions positioned towards the present possession, they’re unable to tie gamers right down to new offers.
In keeping with AS, Barcelona have agreed a deal to signal Azpilicueta on a two 12 months deal. Chelsea had reportedly activated an possibility to increase his contract till subsequent summer season, however AS believes he’ll nonetheless be part of Barcelona within the coming months.
Azpilicueta has been at Chelsea for nearly ten years now, however he believes it’s nonetheless he skilled a brand new problem. The 32-year-old got here by the ranks of Osasuna in Spain, and a return to his house nation appears probably.
The report additionally states that Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen will depart the membership, so Chelsea are going to be left quick in defensive areas.
Though they’ve children coming by, reminiscent of Levi Colwill, Malang Sarr, and Trevoh Chalobah, Thomas Tuchel is more likely to be out there for a extra skilled central defender this summer season.