Chelsea are in talks with Barcelona over the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
In a move in talks, Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso will go to Barcelona on a cash deal with the Aubameyang player.
Although no deal has yet been reached, all parties are positive, hopeful and hopeful of completing the deal before the transfer window ends at 11pm on Thursday.
Aubameyang suffered a minor fracture to his jaw in an attack on his home over the weekend.
The Gabon forward is expected to be out of action for three weeks, but can resume contactless training next week.
Chelsea are aware of and sympathetic to his situation and it is not believed the injury will affect his transfer chances as negotiations progress.
The club hopes to sign the forward and midfielder before the transfer window closes.
Thomas Tuchel has already spent £268m on players such as Wesley Fofana, Mark Cucurella, Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly this summer.
Chelsea have made a £43m bid for Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez – but you may face the difficult task of signing him.
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