Chelsea have reportedly ‘agreed personal terms’ with Crystal Palace star and top Manchester United target Michael Oleis, while the Blues ‘consider selling’ a fellow forward.

Ollis has attracted the attention of almost every major club in the Premier League. United co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is eyeing the Frenchman. As one of his first signings at Old Trafford, Liverpool want him as a long-term replacement for Mohamed Salah. And Pep Guardiola is said to be a big fan.

The 22-year-old almost moved to Stamford Bridge last summer as Chelsea thought they had activated his £35m release clause, only to be told by Palace that Oleksandr had to activate it himself. .

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Under the terms of the release clause, Palace would need to agree a fee to sell him – with Oleksandr at least £35m – and would pass that information on to Chelsea to see if they could sell him. Are you ready or not? Pay it.

Oleksandr ended up signing a new four-year deal at Selhurst Park, with Palace said to be unhappy with Chelsea’s conduct in negotiations.

Chelsea ‘in talks with Palace’ over release clause payments

His new release clause is thought to be around £60m, which could be a stretch for the Blues given their PSR concerns, but GIVEMESPORT Claim they have now ‘agreed personal terms’ with the winger.

The report claims that Chelsea are now ‘in talks with Palace about a payment schedule for his release clause as they move to secure his signature’.

A deal is still a long way off and other interested parties could still beat Chelsea to the punch if they put an offer on the table, but it would be a ‘big step forward’ for the Blues in their bid to land Ollis. represents

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Nkunku alternative?

He could be a replacement for Christopher Nkunko, who arrived at Chelsea last summer but played just 514 minutes in an injury-hit debut season in west London.

The 26-year-old – for whom Chelsea paid RB Leipzig £52m – is attracting interest from Saudi Arabia, and while reports claim Chelsea want to keep Nkunku in the hope that Enzo Can become ‘a major player’ under Maresca, ‘if a big offer comes in they will consider selling.

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