This next particular rumour is one that does actually appear to be gathering some pace over the last couple of weeks.
Chelsea are continuing to be linked with wanting to sign a new defensive midfielder, as I reported on Si Phillips Talks Chelsea recently and provided some names
One player who could fit the bill and is a dream signing for new head coach Thomas Tuchel, is AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.
A recent report from Il Milanista has been cited in the latest report from The Daily Express claiming that Tuchel ‘dreams of’ signing Kessie for Chelsea.
They cite Sport Mediaset as the latest source to claim that Chelsea are interested in signing the 24-year old Ivorian international in the summer.
With Fikayo Tomori currently on loan at Milan with an option to buy, could there be some kind of swap deal with the pair? Well, it’s certainly not impossible, however probably unlikely.