Chelsea agree deal to sign Fernando Llorente


Chelsea have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Fernando Llorente. The Spain international will join the Blues on a short-term loan from Swansea City.

Blues boss Antonio Conte has been keen on a reunion with the striker, and it seems his wish has come true with the former Juventus ace set to move to West London this month.

According to The Star, the Swans are deemed to have finalized a loan agreement for Llorente with the Blues after they managed to find a potential replacement.

Michy Batshuayi’s brother, Aaron Leya Iseka, is due to link up with the Swans from Anderlecht as they seek to replace Llorente for the campaign, and beyond.

Llorente was an influential player in Conte’s 3-5-2 formation in Turin (2013-14), and the Blues’ faithful could get to see a similar style of play, once the 31-year-old integrates with the squad.

Despite the constant changing of managers at the Liberty Stadium, Llorente has netted a decent tally of six goals in his debut Premier League campaign.