Chelsea hesitate over £40m deal for Aston Villa striker Jhon Durán

Chelsea hesitate over £40m deal for Aston Villa striker Jhon Durán

14-Jun-2024 16:08:05 | The Guardian

  • Club given permission to discuss personal terms
  • Wage demands and attitude are potential obstacles

Chelsea are unsure over whether to press ahead with a move for Jhon Durán despite being given permission to discuss personal terms with the Aston Villa striker.

Villa are ready to offload the Colombian, who is valued at £40m. Some at Villa are believed to have raised questions about his attitude and Chelsea are conducting background checks. His wage demands are another potential obstacle. Chelsea have been trying to cut their wage bill and have adopted a policy of handing out long and heavily incentivised contracts.

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