Premier league news Rodgers confirms Chelsea's first Fofana bid as 'valuation' not met by Boehly Last spor news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is starting to shift his views a little on the Wesley Fofana situation, with Chelsea keen to sign the defender in a big-money move
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Chelsea have submitted their first offer for Wesley Fofana but it was nowhere near the Foxes' valuation of the defender. With Marc Cucurella the most recent addition which was confirmed on Friday with his £63million move, the Blues have now signed five players for the men's first team and have spent near the £200million mark already. However, it doesn't seem as though the Blues will be stopping anytime soon with more signings forecast as spending could potentially hit £300million before September 1. Next up on the agenda is Leicester star Fofana, and the Blues have failed with their first opening offer for the 21-year-old which was under the £70million mark. football.london understands that a second proposal of £70million has been submitted, though it is likely to be rejected as they hold out for closer to the £80million mark READ MORE: Chelsea receive huge Wesley Fofana transfer boost as James Maddison decision made amid £70m bid Although Rodgers continued to pour cold water on the situation, he has changed his public stance from 'not for sale' to 'the valuation not being met', demonstrating the shift which could play right into the hands of new owner Todd Boehly during negotiations.
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. "There's been an offer, but nowhere near the valuation. The club don't need to sell our biggest assets," Rodgers said on Friday. "We didn't even think about it. The club know the value of what they have, and any player that leaves here, they will always want the top valuation on that player. That's only natural, but historically, Leicester have done that very well." Chelsea fans: Is £80m worth it for Wesley Fofana or would you walk away and pursue other targets? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below! READ NEXT: Chelsea injury news and full squad vs Everton: Cucurella, Sterling, Koulibaly debuts, Kante back Chelsea news and transfers LIVE: All the latest updates and rumours from Stamford Bridge Full Chelsea Premier League fixture list for 2022/23 Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea face fresh questions after summer of change Chelsea make new Wesley Fofana bid as Thomas Tuchel adds Marc Cucurella ahead of Everton clash
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