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Sport Edouard Mendy 'has said his goodbyes to Rennes team-mates'

16:15  19 september  2020
16:15  19 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Chelsea agree £26million deal for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy

  Chelsea agree £26million deal for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy Chelsea have agreed a deal for goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Rennes after finally reaching agreement on a payment structure. Frank Lampard has been looking for a new number one.The 28-year-old had been allowed to undergo part of his medical a week ago after believing a deal was in place only to be called back when they failed to agree on a final fee.

Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is close to completing a move to Chelsea, says his agent. RELATED ARTICLES. Mendy was initially pulled out of training on Friday after Chelsea's bid was accepted and was subsequently left out of Rennes ' 4-2 victory against Nimes on Sunday.

Edouard Mendy having Chelsea medical to complete his £22m move from Rennes with Petr Cech's backing - and Frank Lampard says he can start straight away without quarantine to leave Kepa Arrizabalaga's days numbered. Edouard Mendy will be confirmed as a Chelsea player following his

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Edouard Mendy has reportedly said his goodbyes to his Rennes team-mates ahead of his imminent move to Chelsea.

The 28-year-old has been pursued by the Blues as manager Frank Lampard wants a new goalkeeper to usurp much-maligned Kepa Arrizabalaga as his No 1.

And L'Equipe claim the player has informed the Rennes squad that the deal is set to be completed.

a man on a football field: Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is close to completing a move to Chelsea, says his agent © Provided by Daily Mail Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is close to completing a move to Chelsea, says his agent

Talks with Mendy's club Rennes have been ongoing but according to his agent Djily Dieng a significant breakthrough has happened over the past few days.

Frank Lampard confirms Edouard Mendy is having Chelsea medical

  Frank Lampard confirms Edouard Mendy is having Chelsea medical The 28-year-old goalkeeper is set to sign a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge and will compete with under-fire keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for the No 1 jersey at Chelsea.The 28-year-old goalkeeper is set to sign a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge and will compete with under-fire keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for the No 1 jersey.

Chelsea FINALLY agree five-year deal worth £26m for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy as Frank Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy will be joining Chelsea for £26million Frank Lampard has been looking for a replacement for Kepa Arrizabalaga Mendy said his farewells to teammates on Friday after playing 34 games for the club.

The situation with Edouard Mendy has dragged on for a while now, but it appears that a fee has been agreed with Rennes and the transfer is now set to He doesn’t have a lot of top flight experience, so it will be interesting to see if he’s good enough to provide a clear upgrade between the sticks, but it’s

'The deal with Chelsea is almost done. Only the formalisation is remaining,' he told Extra Time on Thursday afternoon as per Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.

'It could be completed even in the next hours'.

Mendy is set to become the seventh signing in an extraordinary summer of spending for Chelsea after Sportsmail revealed at the weekend they had agreed a £25million fee with the Ligue 1 side.

a man with a football ball on a field: The 28-year-old is set to join Chelsea in a £25m deal - as Frank Lampard looks for a new No 1 © Provided by Daily Mail The 28-year-old is set to join Chelsea in a £25m deal - as Frank Lampard looks for a new No 1

Mendy was initially pulled out of training on Friday after Chelsea's bid was accepted and was subsequently left out of Rennes' 4-2 victory against Nimes on Sunday.

Chelsea conceded 54 goals in 38 Premier League games last season and manager Frank Lampard wants Mendy to help eradicate such a poor record.

Lampard on the cusp of completing swoop for Edouard Mendy from Rennes

  Lampard on the cusp of completing swoop for Edouard Mendy from Rennes If Mendy arrives in time he could be set to make his debut in this weekend's trip to West Brom, with Kepa Arrizabalaga facing the drop after a difficult start to the season. © Provided by Daily Mail Chelsea's move for goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Rennes is on the verge of completion © Provided by Daily Mail Frank Lampard believes the shot-stopper's medical is done ahead of a £22million transfer 'With Mendy, the medical, I think it's done, but I want to be a bit careful and don't want to give absolute confirmation until I see him, possibly over the next 24 hours,' said Lampard.

It looked like Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy would be signed a few weeks ago, but things have dragged out and it was starting to look like a deal might not happen. Things looked up last night when it emerged that the player had said goodbye to his teammates , but there was still no indication that a

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His arrival would take Chelsea's outlay this summer beyond £250m following the purchases of Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Malang Sarr, Thiago Silva  and Kai Havertz.

Kepa Arrizabalaga hitting a ball with a racket: Kepa Arrizabalaga is the Blues current No 1 but he is much-maligned after several mistakes © Provided by Daily Mail Kepa Arrizabalaga is the Blues current No 1 but he is much-maligned after several mistakes Read more

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