Breaking: Chelsea make breakthrough in talks to sign Man City transfer target Marc Cucurella

Marc Cucurella Brighton Manchester City
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Premier League rivals Chelsea are close to hijacking a move for Manchester City transfer target Marc Cucurella.

According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Cucurella and are now in talks to agree a fee with Brighton.

Romano said: “Full agreement now reached between Chelsea and Cucurella on personal terms. Potential contract has been proposal approved, Marc’s prepared to accept once clubs agree on fee.

“Chelsea and Brighton in direct talks again today in order to complete the deal.”

Brighton are reportedly demanding £50million for Cucurella, a fee that Manchester City are unwilling to pay.