Chelsea set to battle Liverpool for Celta Vigo’s Gabriel Vega

10 June 2023 - 12:12 am


Both Premier League clubs are eager to bolster their squads for next season after a disappointing 2022/23 campaign.

The Blues finished 12th after a disastrous season, while the Reds bounced back from a poor start to fifth in the Premier League table but still had to prepare for the Europa League.

Chelsea and Liverpool are already getting busy ahead of the transfer window, with the former appointing Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager and the latter Jörg Schmatke as their new sporting director.

The paper says Jurgen Klopp’s side will step up their move for Vega afterward Complete the contract Brighton midfielder Alexis McAllister. The German hopes to finalize his signings early on before Liverpool regroup at the AXA Training Center on July 8.

However, signing Vega will not be easy for Liverpool. Chelsea missed out on athletic midfielder Manuel Ugarte, who is expected to join Paris Saint-Germain in the coming weeks, and have now shifted their focus to Vega. The west Londoner is set to battle the Merseysiders for his signature in the upcoming transfer window, according to The Guardian.


Chelsea are planning a massive clean-up and are willing to spend close to £600 million Signings over the past 12 months under their new owner, Todd Boehly.

With the likes of Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Mason Mount and N’Golo Kanté expected to leave this summer as they are linked with transfers, Chelsea will need reinforcements in midfield.

On the other hand, Liverpool will say goodbye to Milner, Keita and Chamberlain. They will leave Anfield after their contracts expire at the end of the month, so Klopp also needs to introduce new midfielders. .

according to protector, Vega, considered one of the best young midfielders in Europe, has a £34m (€40m) buyout clause included in his contract. Any club wishing to sign him must trigger the 21-year-old’s release clause.

He played 40 times in all competitions in La Liga, scoring 11 goals and sending 4 assists, helping the team score twice in the 2-1 victory over champions Barcelona on the last day of La Liga, helping the team get rid of the relegation. season.