Chelsea Transfer Roundup: Bakayoko interest, Silva still after Zouma, Hudson-Odoi update

Monday’s Chelsea transfer roundup reported on the potential return of a club legend and Crystal Palace’s pursuit of two of the club’s players. Today’s edition notes plenty of interest in a 24-year-old midfielder, a Premier League manager still hopeful of signing a French centre-back and an update on the future of an 18-year-old winger.

United and Arsenal want Bakayoko

According to French outlet RMC Sport, Manchester United and Arsenal are both looking at Tiemoue Bakayoko. The £31.5m-rated 6 ft 2 former Monaco star spent last season on loan with Serie A side AC Milan and made 42 appearances in all competitions for the Rossoneri. The Red Devils have reportedly even made contact with Chelsea in regards to a potential switch.

Silva hopeful of landing Zouma

Everton manager Marco Silva is still hopeful of signing Kurt Zouma, he has told The Liverpool Echo. The 41-year-old Portuguese said to the publication, “I am hopeful. I have different solutions in my mind but I am hopeful and if we can give our fans this fantastic feeling it will be key.”

Hudson-Odoi confident on new deal

Teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi is optimistic that a new deal can be agreed with the Blues in the next few weeks following the arrival of Frank Lampard according to BBC Sport. The England international handed in a transfer request in January, but now it looks like he could be staying at Stamford Bridge.

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