According to the British media "Guardian", Chelsea intends to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas-Partey.
The defensive midfielder is where Chelsea has been planning to reinforce. Before that they hoped to sign Rice, but now it seems that West Ham United does not intend to release.
According to reports, Chelsea are looking for a replacement for Rice, and they deliberately signed the Atletico midfielder Thomas Partey.
Thomas was rumored to be the target of Arsenal, but the Gunners were unable to pay for their 45 million pounds termination clause.
Chelsea recently rented out Barkley, Cheek may also be rented out at the buzzer, so the current candidates for Chelsea midfielders are not abundant.