Edouard Mendy will formally turn into a Chelsea participant tomorrow, Frank Lampard has confirmed.
The Blues boss confirmed on Tuesday that the goalkeeper was having a medical forward of a switch from Rennes.
Lampard went a step additional after his crew thrashed Barnsley 6-Zero within the Carabao Cup and mentioned he could be revealed as a Chelsea participant on Thursday.
Mendy will present competitors for Kepa Arrizabalaga however not essentially a direct alternative.
The Spaniard’s performances have come underneath intense scrutiny and one other error in Chelsea’s 2-Zero defeat to Liverpool put him within the firing line.
Lampard has been lining up Mendy earlier than that mistake by Kepa with studies circulating during the last couple of weeks that offers had been agreed.
This one has taken a while to recover from the road however is nearing its conclusion – for a reported £20million.
Mendy could be their seventh main signing of the summer time as Lampard has spent greater than £200million overhauling the squad.
He’s set to affix Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Malang Sarr, Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva and Kai Havertz on the glittering checklist of acquisitions.