Galatasaray have reached an settlement with Chelsea for the everlasting switch of Hakim Ziyech, sources have confirmed to 90min.
The Morocco worldwide has been on the Stamford Bridge chopping block this summer season after three years with the Blues.
Ziyech was anticipated to hitch Saudi Professional League aspect Al Nassr earlier this window, however a problem arose throughout his medical and the settlement with Chelsea fell aside – the winger later hit out at this supposed drawback on social media.
Previous to that, Ziyech noticed an preliminary mortgage transfer to Paris Saint-Germain throughout the January switch window collapse attributable to a paperwork error on the deadline.
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The 30-year-old was a bit-part participant for the second half of the 2022/23 marketing campaign and was not concerned in Chelsea’s pre-season preparations underneath Mauricio Pochettino, whereas was not noted of the matchday squad for his or her 1-1 draw with Liverpool on the opening day.
90min understands Ziyech is now closing in on a transfer to Turkish champions Galatasaray, who’re set to lose Nicolo Zaniolo to Aston Villa. He’ll now head to Istanbul to bear a medical.
Ziyech was topic to additional curiosity from Saudi Arabia, however he has been swayed to remain in Europe and compete within the Champions League – Galatasaray will face Molde within the play-off spherical and are favourites to succeed in the group stage.
Chelsea, in the meantime, are set to substantiate the signing of Romeo Lavia from Southampton later this week after agreeing a £58m payment ousting competitors from Liverpool.
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