Chelsea open talks to sign Bundesliga goalkeeper to join forces this summer.
According to UFABET reporter Patrick Berger, Chelsea are in talks to sign Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel this summer.
The 25-year-old has impressed for Dortmund since joining from Stuttgart for €15m in 2021.
Chelsea are on the lookout for a new goalkeeper, with Edouard Mendy’s future at Stamford Bridge in question.
Mendy rejected a new contract earlier this season. And it is reported that the London club is ready to release the 31-year-old outpost after this season.
Although Chelsea are hoping to sign Kobel, they will have to compete with Manchester United. Who have also shown interest in the Switzerland international goalkeeper.
It has also been revealed that spoke to Kobel’s representatives in London ahead of Dortmund’s Champions League defeat to the Blues at Stamford Bridge. Bridge last week
“Kobel’s work has brought him a lot of attention,” said Berger.
“Especially with Manchester United.We are now aware of meetings with Kobel’s advisors and with the very interest of people from Chelsea ahead of the game against Dole. Tortmund in London”
“Chelsea don’t trust Kepa anymore so both clubs need someone in goal who will be the No 1 in the next eight, nine or 10 years so there were discussions. in London”
“Now he doesn’t think about leaving the team. He wants to stay at least one more year. But I believe it will be different very quickly next year. There are eight top clubs ahead of Dortmund in terms of a bright future. At some point, Kobel might start reflecting on the future.