Chelsea news and transfers LIVE: Ousmane Dembele ‘closed’, Strakosha eyed, price set at £100m

Hello and welcome to The Chelsea Live Blog on Wednesday, June 15.

With the summer transfer window open, you can expect plenty of business from the Blues between now and early September. Chelsea are looking to revamp their squad with a number of incomes to compensate for those leaving Stamford Bridge.

Antonio Rudiger recently signed for Real Madrid and Andreas Christensen appears to be bound for Barcelona, ​​with Chelsea losing two key centre-backs. Thomas Tuchel is expected to be in full control of the transfer business over the next few months and the Blues head coach has a big job to do.

Liverpool, Man City, Arsenal and Spurs have already made at least one signing so the Blues must now respond with their own statement of intent.

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There should also be many more exits from Stamford Bridge. Speculation over Romelu Lukaku’s future refuses to go away, with the Belgian looking to leave Chelsea this summer.

Today we will hear a lot more about Lukaku, as well as other Chelsea-related transfer news. So, that being said, scroll down and keep the blog locked for the very latest happenings from the Blues.