Chelsea plot to hijack Arsenal’s target Ben White, The Transfer Window
Podcast claims the Blues have told the Brighton defender they want to sign him
Chelsea has a space free for a new central defender following Fikayo Tomori’s AC
Milan move. And England international White could now be set to play for Thomas
Tuchel’s European champions next term.
Arsenal was thought to be leading the race for White after making several bids.
NSL Learnt Everton was interested too following Rafa Benitez’s appointment.
But £50million-rated White could instead be going to Stamford Bridge.
And Premier League champions Manchester City are also keeping tabs.
Duncan Castles said: “We’ve told you there’s been interest and a conversation with
Man City. “I now understand that Chelsea has notified the player of their interest in
“I think that’s significant competition for Arsenal because Chelsea can obviously
offer Champions League football can offer a club based in London in the same way
that Arsenal can.
“But one that should be immediately competitive for the Premier
League title, and one that hasn’t had much hesitation about spending aggressively of
Ben White’s profile and age range.
“I think on previous podcasts we suggested that once serious offers started to come
in for White, it is likely that other clubs would get involved in a competitive bidding
process. “And I think a competitive bidding process is obviously going to be of benefit to Brighton.”