Chelsea To Announce Signing Of Ben Chilwell Today And Another Signing Due For Medical

Chelsea are reportedly preparing to announce Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell as their third summer signing today as the Blues made significant progress during talks yesterday.

The defender will become the latest new face at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.

The finishing touches are being applied to the transfer and Sky Sports claim an announcement could be made today.

The 23-year-old is under contract at the King Power Stadium until 2024 so Leicesterwere under no pressure to sell.

Sky Sports add that negotiations for the England international were ‘almost done' on Tuesday and should be wrapped up today.

Chelsea are set to get another defensive boost as Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva is due in west London for a medical tomorrow.

The Brazilian centre-back will sign a two-year deal after his contract with the Champions League runners-up expired.

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Meanwhile, former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley thinks Chelsea boss Frank Lampard should turn his attention to signing a new goalkeeper.

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