Chelsea have supposedly recognized Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey as a potential option in contrast to Declan Rice.
The Premier league giants are perceived to be happy to do one more deal in their huge spending summer and see West Ham United’s Declan Rice as their top target.
Notwithstanding, West Ham are requesting more than £80m for the England midfielder, constraining Chelsea to think about different choices.
The Guardian reports that Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey is one of the names on their shortlist, notwithstanding substantial speculation connecting him with a move to Arsenal.
Arsenal are interested to sign either Thomas Partey or Houssem Aouar before Monday’s deadline, however have so far been not able to accept a fee for either midfielder.
Thomas Partey is accessible for £45m because of a release clause in his contract, making him a less expensive alternative for Chelsea than Declan Rice.