Chelsea morning round-up: Deal reportedly agreed for Cuadrado, blow over Lucas Silva

A round up of news stories this morning related to Chelsea.

The Daily Express claims Fiorentina have accepted a bid from Chelsea for Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado.

The Express suggests that the deal will be in the region of £23 million between the club.

Manchester United have also been mentioned in the report as having an interest in signing the midfielder.

Cuadrado is reportedly desperate to try his hand at life in the Premier League, with Chelsea reportedly ready to give him the opportunity.

The Daily Express claims Chelsea have been dealt a hammer blow in the form of midfielder Lucas Silva.

The paper has suggested that the Brazilian was a target for Chelsea before Real Madrid’s interest become known.

The paper claims that Cruzeiro, his current club, and Real Madrid have agreed to a deal.

A report from ESPN claims Southampton want to make their deal for Ryan Bertrand permanent.

The left-back is currently on loan from Chelsea after the Blues’s summer deal to sign Filipe Luis from Atletico Madrid.

Saints boss Ronald Koeman has confirmed his club’s interest in a deal for the defender.

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