Todd Boehly will dine with Barça officials at the Via Veneto restaurant
New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly arrived in Barcelona on Thursday to meet with the Catalan club.
Boehly headed straight for the restaurant Via Veneto. Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso, both Barça targets both are on the table.
They will also discuss Frenkie de Jong. The Dutch midfielder is wanted by Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel.
Chelsea head to the United States for their preseason tour on Saturday and would like to have their squad as complete as possible.
They are also set to close the signing of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City and agreed a fee with Leeds United for Raphinha. Although the Brazilian is waiting for Barça.
Chelsea and Barça are also in competition for the signing of Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.
Thursday’s meeting between Boehly and Barça will serve to touch base on any number of potential issues.
At the moment of his arrival, local Barcelona journalists asked Todd Boehly about the reason of his arrival. To that he answered that he came there to eat with Barça leaders.
But we can all understand that he didn’t arrive just for a Friendly meeting. There will be direct talks about players. Therefore, we can expect movements there soon.