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Wesley Fofana claims Leicester City are pricing him out of a transfer to Chelsea

Wesley Fofana claims Leicester City are pricing him out of a move to Chelsea by slapping an £85m price tag on his head… with the 21-year-old keen on a move to Stamford Bridge

Chelsea target Wesley Fofana has also let it be known that he believes Leicester are pricing him out of a move to Stamford Bridge as they stand by their £85m valuation.

The 21-year-old is hoping Chelsea’s next offer will be accepted, with the two clubs have been wide apart on a transfer fee.

Chelsea have already had bids of £60m and £65m rejected as they seek to bolster their options in central defence. 

Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana has been a summer transfer target for Chelsea

Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana has been a summer transfer target for Chelsea

Personal terms between the Blues and the defender had been agreed last week.

Although Fofana only agreed a new five-year Leicester deal back in March, he has been keen to move to Stamford Bridge where he can expect a much improved deal worth around £200,000 per week. 

Despite Leicester’s reluctance to sell, boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted recently that ‘naturally if there is interest from other clubs then of course that is looked at by the club.’ 

Fofana has continued to feature for Leicester at the start of this season, playing 90 minutes in their opening day 2-2 draw at home against Brentford before also playing the full match at Arsenal where he was booked in during the 4-2 loss. 

More to follow… 

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