Wed. Aug 24th, 2022

Chelsea prepared to pay £60m for Everton’s Gordon | Advanced Auba talks

Chelsea are now prepared to pay up to £60m for Everton forward Anthony Gordon.

Everton’s position this summer has been the player is not for sale. The £60m fee being prepared is the total value of a potential deal including add ons.

Earlier this month, Everton rejected Chelsea’s initial bid of around £40m-£45m for the 21-year-old. Conversations between the two clubs have been ongoing, however, and the London club are now willing to increase their offer.

A new contract remains on the table for Gordon, whose current Everton deal expires in June 2025.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with all parties optimistic a deal can be struck.

One source has told Sky Sports News an agreement is close. The deal under discussion is thought to be worth between £15m and £25m.

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