Previously, all agreements between Chelsea and Brighton around the transfer of defender Marc Cucurella were thought to have been completed with a disclosed fee of between £50 million and £52.5 million. However, at the last minute Brighton announced “no agreement has been reached”.
Chelsea must spend a total of up to 62 million pounds to have defender Marc Cucurella
At the same time, defender Marc Cucurella, 24, from Spain, after also reaching an agreement on personal terms with Chelsea club, flew to London to undergo medical procedures to prepare for his debut.
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However, Marc Cucurella’s debut with Chelsea on August 4 had to be postponed. Brighton club realized the desire of the Stamford Bridge team’s partner, so it sought to raise the transfer price. Previously, Man City had announced that the price of Marc Cucurella was only 40 million pounds, if they did not accept it, they would withdraw.
It was because Brighton let Chelsea “bite the hook” in the Marc Cucurella deal and made the London team finally accept to spend an additional £ 55 million in guaranteed transfer money and £ 7 million for added values. In total, this deal “The Blues” must spend up to 62 million pounds. A price that is considered very high for a rising player.
Besides, Chelsea also had to loan Brighton defender Levi Colwill for a season to replace Marc Cucurella.
Meanwhile, Chelsea fans are pressuring the team’s leadership to convince captain Cesar Azpilicueta to extend until June 2024 to “cut off” Barcelona.
Elsewhere, PSG officially owns midfielder Renato Sanches from Lille, the fourth contract after Vitinha, Mukiele and Ekitike under new sports advisor Luis Campos. In the opposite direction, the Paris team also officially loaned midfielder Wijnaldum to AS Roma.