Chelsea in talks with Gavi over shock free transfer: report

Chelsea target Gavi of FC Barcelona looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Spotify Camp Nou on March 19, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain.
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Chelsea have opened talks over signing Barcelona star Gavi this summer, in a move that would shock the transfer market once more.

The Blues are in disarray at current, finding themselves in the bottom half of the table on the final straight of the season. Club record scorer Frank Lampard has returned to the helm to manage the club until the end of the season, following Graham Potter's sacking.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.