‘£40m + Rice!’ – Chelsea fans excited for Kurt Zouma swap deal as transfer talks are revealed – Football.London

Chelsea fans have been reacting to reports that West Ham United are in talks to sign Kurt Zouma.

Despite the appointment of Thomas Tuchel in January and subsequent change of formation, which included three central defenders, the France international often found himself way down in the pecking order.

Cesar Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger were often the German tactician’s preferred trio with Andreas Christensen replacing the injured Brazilian in the Champions League final win over Manchester City.

And with the Blues linked with a move for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde, it would appear that the writing is on the wall with regards to Zouma‘s future at Stamford Bridge.

Although, he could still extend his stay in the capital.

This is because Sky Sports claim that West Ham are in talks to sign Zouma and are willing to pay £20million.

However, according to Kaveh Solhekol, the 26-year-old – who is valued at £28.8m on transfermarkt – “will cost more”, but Chelsea‘s asking price has not been disclosed.

It remains to be seen if the Hammers and the Blues can come to an agreement for Zouma, but there’s one suggestion that might suit all parties.

Given Declan Rice has been linked with a return to west London, some Chelsea fans are calling for a swap deal involving the two players.

Take a look at what’s been said on Twitter…



Chelsea fans have a transfer plan that involves Kurt Zouma and Declan Rice. (Image: Twitter)
Chelsea fans have a transfer plan that involves Kurt Zouma and Declan Rice. (Image: Twitter)


Chelsea fans have a transfer plan that involves Kurt Zouma and Declan Rice. (Image: Twitter)
Chelsea fans have a transfer plan that involves Kurt Zouma and Declan Rice. (Image: Twitter)

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@maxisarp1 said: “£40m + Zouma for Rice.”

@RoneWinor said: “Rice+ 10 mill.”

@AloshaCYBlues said: “Rice in return, I hope.”

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