Transfer news, rumours and gossip; summer transfer window runs from June 9 to August 31

Wrapping up the Chelsea transfer news, rumours and gossip in the 2021 summer window.

Who have Chelsea been linked with?

Kingsley Coman - Chelsea have offered England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi to Bayern Munich in a swap deal for the French winger Kingsley Coman (L'Equipe, July 19).



Robert Lewandowski - Chelsea will make an ambitious £50m bid to sign the Pole from Bayern Munich after failing in their attempts to land Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund (Sun, July 18).

Erling Haaland - Chelsea will have to make Haaland the highest-paid player at the club if he were to join from Dortmund (Mail, July 18); Dortmund are ready to miss out on millions to keep Haaland amid interest from Chelsea, with the Premier League club willing to pay big money to sign the striker this summer before his £65m transfer clause becomes active in 2022 (Times, July 17); Dortmund have turned down Chelsea's informal player-plus-cash proposal for the striker (Sky in Germany, July 15); Chelsea want to offer Tammy Abraham to Dortmund as part of their monster bid to land Haaland (The Mirror, July 15); Chelsea have been warned they are facing "mission impossible" as they step up their efforts to sign the Dortmund and Norway striker. A source close to the discussions says Dortmund do not want to sell Haaland, especially because they are already letting Jadon Sancho join Manchester United this month in a £73m deal (Sky Sports, July 13); Chelsea are preparing a big Haaland offer but Dortmund are holding out on £150m, claims former Norway international Jan Aage Fjortoft (The Sun, July 13).

'Very difficult for Chelsea to sign Haaland'

Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol says it will be 'very difficult' for Chelsea to sign top target Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund this summer.

Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol says it will be 'very difficult' for Chelsea to sign top target Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund this summer.

Saul Niguez - Chelsea have been tipped to sign the Atletico Madrid midfielder this summer amid doubts over his future at the Wanda Metropolitano (Star, July 18).

Federico Chiesa - Juventus have rejected an £85m bid from Chelsea for Chiesa, according to reports (Daily Star, July 16).

Antoine Griezmann - Chelsea are making plans to bring the France international in on loan from Barcelona this summer (Daily Express, July 13)

Romelu Lukaku - The Champions League winners are keen to bring Belgium forward Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge, with the 28-year-old likely to leave Serie A champions Inter Milan. (Sky Sports, June 1)

Jules Kounde - Chelsea are ready to hijack Tottenham Hotspur's plan to sign Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde this summer (Daily Express, July 12)

Declan Rice - Rice has turned down two contract offers from West Ham and wants to be informed of any bids amid interest from Chelsea (The Guardian, July 1)

The latest players linked with a Chelsea exit

Conor Gallagher - Gallagher will be allowed out on loan by Chelsea - with Crystal Palace and Newcastle scrapping for him (Sun, July 18); Newcastle are also interested in signing the midfielder after his impressive loan spell at West Brom last season (Telegraph, July 15).

Henry Lawrence - Chelsea are ready to send the young defender to Wigan in the footsteps of Reece James (Sun, July 18)

Jorginho - The midfielder's agent has confirmed that Juventus have enquired about the Chelsea ace's availability (Sun, July 13)

Confirmed Chelsea signings


Confirmed Chelsea departures

Olivier Giroud - AC Milan, undisclosed

Fikayo Tomori - AC Milan, £25m

Billy Gilmour - Norwich City, loan

Marc Guehi - Chelsea, £18m

Willy Caballero - contract expired

Izzy Brown - contract expired

Jamal Blackman - contract expired

Pierre Ekwah Elimby - West Ham, undisclosed

Danilo Pantic - Partizan Belgrade, undisclosed

Nathan Baxter - Hull, loan

Victor Moses - Spartak Moscow, undisclosed

Juan Castillo - Birmingham, loan