August 8, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Presnel Kimpembe rose by way of the youth ranks at PSG
  • He made his senior debut with the Ligue 1 aspect within the 2014-15 time period
  • The middle-back is contracted with PSG till 2024

Chelsea are reportedly curious about signing Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) defender Presnel Kimpembe within the ongoing summer season window. 

Kimpembe, who’s contracted with PSG till 2024, performed below Thomas Tuchel at Parc des Princes up to now. Tuchel is eager to reunite with the French center-back at Chelsea, in accordance with journalist Dean Jones, who has a reputable file in European soccer.

The journalist claimed that the Stamford Bridge aspect is determined to land Kimpembe, who nonetheless must be satisfied to maneuver to London. 

“Kimpembe is a man that they actually, really need. In the intervening time, they don’t seem to be satisfied, wholly, that he desires to go away PSG, and you may perceive that,” Jones advised GiveMeSport.

Chelsea has accomplished the signing of Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli, however Tuchel nonetheless wants one other center-back because the aspect misplaced each Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen on free transfers to Actual Madrid and FC Barcelona respectively. 

Furthermore, even Cesar Azpilicueta’s future in London can also be doubtful. Whereas Seville’s Jules Kounde has been one among Chelsea’s targets, Chelsea now “actually really need” to safe a deal for 26-year-old Kimpembe. 

Kimpembe rose by way of the youth ranks at PSG earlier than making his senior debut with the Ligue 1 aspect through the 2014-15 season. He made 41 appearances for PSG in all competitions final time period, netting two objectives and offering an help. 

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Total, Kimpembe has spent eight seasons at PSG, making 221 aggressive appearances for the Paris-based membership.

Paris Saint-Germain gamers Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe and Juan Bernat have fun with supporters gathered outdoors the bottom after beating Borussia Dortmund behind closed doorways to succeed in the Champions League quarter-finals Picture: GETTY/UEFA / –

Chelsea and PSG are in talks concerning Kimpembe’s switch. Since he has a contract till 2024, PSG are demanding an asking worth wherever between $61 million and $66 million. Nevertheless, Chelsea are ready to pay between $46 million and $51 million, in accordance with Fabrizio Romano, who has a reputable file within the European switch market. 

Despite the fact that PSG take into account Kimpembe part of their challenge for the upcoming marketing campaign, the membership will enable the defender to go away in the event that they obtain a great proposal.

Chelsea will kickstart the 2022-23 Premier League with a visit to Merseyside. They’ll tackle Everton at Goodison Park on Aug. 6. PSG will start their Ligue 1 marketing campaign in opposition to Clermont Foot 63 on Aug. 7.

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