Christopher Nkunku has long been inked with Chelsea, with reports he had undergone a medical in September.
The 25-year-old Frenchman netted 20 goals in the Bundesliga last season and already has 12 this term.
The Blues are undergoing a period of change under owner Todd Boehly and new head coach Graham Potter – and could be about to land a big-name target.
TOP STORY - NKUNKU'S CHELSEA DEAL SET TO BE SIGNED
Chelsea are on the cusp of finalising the deal for RB Leipzig forward Nkunku with contracts set to be signed, reports Fabrizio Romano.
The Blues have reached an agreement with Nkunku's German club Leipzig for more than £52million (€60m).
Nkunku, who was ruled out of the World Cup earlier this month due to a knee injury, will apparently pen a long-term deal starting from June 2023.
Chelsea are closing in on Christopher Nkunku deal. Medical already done as reported in September, agreement in place with Leipzig for more than €60m clause/easier payment terms. #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 28, 2022
Long term deal agreed starting from June 2023.
Time to sign contracts then… here we go. pic.twitter.com/ByZKO5vlb9
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