Chelsea Close To Agreeing £22 Million Deal For Emerson Palmieri

Tuesday, 23 Jan, 2018

Whether he ends up moving to Anfield or Stamford Bridge, Emerson Palmieri will end up delighting fans sitting at the side of the pitch, just like he did last February at the Stadio Olimpico.

In a window where Chelsea have been linked with moves for Andy Carroll and Peter Crouch, this deal makes a lot more sense.

Also he could be saying yes to a move where in a few months time Chelsea will be under new management. "Conte is a top manager, one of the best and most successful in the world". "But, at the same time, the final decision is for the club".

After completing the transfer of Antonio Rudiger, would Emerson Palmieri, who's set to have his medical "in the coming hours" after an agent sorted the deal out.

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Chelsea remain third in the Premier League after their 4-0 victory away at Brighton on Saturday afternoon.

A club spokesman said: "Chelsea FC complies with all Federation Internationale de Football Association statutes and regulations when recruiting players".

The Blues are looking to snap up both Dzeko and his Roma team-mate Emerson Palmieri, but despite talk of a double deal, the transfers are being negotiated separately.

Germany boss Joachim Low has made Real Madrid aware of the players he wants to sign if he is to succeed Zinedine Zidane at Santiago Bernabeu, claims Don Balon . Barkley is a low-priced gamble who showed flashes of huge talent at Everton and is still only 24; it is a lot harder to build a credible case for signing Carroll or Crouch, even as temporary backups.

Dzeko, who played for Manchester City between 2011 and 2016 before joining Roma, won the Serie A Golden Boot last season and has nine goals in 19 games this campaign.