Chelsea are lining up a £35 million move for Aaron Ramsey according to reports today.
The Arsenal midfielder has entered the final year of his contract at the Emirates, and despite the Gunners thought to be keen to keep him at the club, no breakthrough has been found in their negotiations.
Unlike his former teammate Jack Wilshere, who was told immediately by Unai Emery that he was not a part of his thoughts for the first team, Ramsey is thought to be very much a part of the Spaniard’s plans.
The Blues have only brought in one new signing so far this summer, with Italian midfielder Jorginho following Sarri from Napoli, as Sarri tries to quickly implement his much heralded ‘Sarri Ball’ tactics upon his new squad.
The FA Cup winners get their campaign underway this afternoon in the traditional curtain raiser against Premier League champions Manchester City, before their first league game of the season against Huddersfield on August 11.