AFC Bournemouth have been linked with interest in Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The Cherries are also said to be interested in Sochaux goalkeeper Christopher Dilo.
The first rumour comes via ClubCall, who have claimed that…
‘it`s understood he (Loftus-Cheek) is frustrated at the lack of opportunity (at Chelsea).
‘Bournemouth have emerged as candidates to take him on board, with a loan switch in the offing, although Eddie Howe could be tempted by a permanent deal if the price is right.
Loftus-Cheek made 11 of his 32 Chelsea appearances for the club during 2016/17.
6 of those appearances came in the Premier League, as Chelsea went on to lift the title, but all came via the substitutes bench and totalled a mere 31 minutes.
The report adds that the 21 year old is also a target for Premier League sides West Ham United, Brighton and Hove Albion, Newcastle United, Stoke City and Burnley.
footmercato.net have reported that the Cherries are also interested in 23 year old goalkeeper Christopher Dilo.
Dilo made four appearances for FC Sochaux during the 2016/17 campaign all coming in the Coupe de la Ligue where he impressed against Marseille and Monaco.
However he is out of contract in the summer and could leave France on a free transfer.
footmercato.net reported (translation via Google)…
‘In France, Brest but also Guingamp and Saint-Étienne have an eye on him. Outside France, Bournemouth is also seduced by his profile’
Well we do seem to have some link with Chelsea at the moment. Loans for Atsu, Ake, a very reasonable deal for Begovic etc. – Join the conversation here.
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