Chelsea could look to offer Kepa Arrizabalaga plus cash to Juventus in exchange for Paulo Dybala

Juventus are said to be interested in Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and might make an offer in the summer. After slipping behind Edouard Mendy in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, Kepa is eager to quit the Blues.

According to Fichajes, Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri is upset with current first-choice goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny’s poor performances and wants to buy a new goalkeeper next summer. Kepa has been picked by the Italian giants as the best successor for Szczesny.

In the summer of 2018, Kepa moved to Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao for £70 million, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in football history. The Spaniard, on the other hand, has had a difficult time at Stamford Bridge, failing to live up to his price tag and making a number of costly blunders.

Last summer, Chelsea bought Rennes’ Edouard Mendy to replace Kepa. During his tenure with the Blues, the Senegalese goalkeeper has developed into one of Europe’s greatest.

Since the start of last season, Kepa has only made eight Premier League appearances for Chelsea. The 27-year-old has settled into a supporting role at Chelsea, with Thomas Tuchel often deploying him in cup tournaments and the Champions League.

After his contract with AC Milan expired at the conclusion of last season, Juventus were anxious to acquire Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. The Bianconeri, on the other hand, were unable to match the teen’s pay expectations. Donnarumma chose to join PSG, a French club.

 

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has often been linked with a move to the Premier League. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is reportedly keen to sign an attacking midfielder after growing frustrated with the poor performances of Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz.

Chelsea could therefore look to offer Kepa Arrizabalaga plus cash to Juventus in exchange for Paulo Dybala. The Argentine forward was linked with a move to the Blues earlier this year.

Juventus are struggling financially due to the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Italian giants could therefore be forced to sell some of their best players and highest earners.

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