Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali may be new to football, but the frontmen of the Clearlake consortium that took over Chelsea wasted no time in introducing themselves to executives from across Europe during the club’s summer spending spree. On Wednesday, the couple welcomed the Milan hierarchy to Stamford Bridge and it’s a chance to catch up rather than start a relationship. Boehly moves in the same circles as Elliott, the Guardians who launched Milan to new glory before agreeing to pass the torch to RedBird Capital after winning the Scudetto for the first time since 2011.
A month after the transfer window closed, Chelsea face a pullback. They are still active in recruitment and The Athletic reported on Monday that they have a pre-contract agreement with RB Leipzig left-wing forward Christopher Nkunku. What impact this deal, believed to exceed the player’s €60m (£52.4m; $59.3m) buyout clause, will have on Chelsea’s interest in Rafael Leao Milan has remains to be seen. The 23-year-old Portugal international certainly captivated Chelsea in late summer. Too late for Milan to ever seriously consider selling the Serie A MVP, especially when Leeds United, who lost to Charles de Ketelaere, signed
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