why Saint-Etienne are closely following the possible transfer of Fofana to Chelsea

Taulier in the defense of Leicester, Wesley Fofana could take a step this summer by joining Chelsea. According to L’Equipe, the Blues have even already made an offer of 75M euros, refused by the Foxes. According to information from RMC sport, the interest of the English club for the defender could do the business of Saint-Etienne.

On paper, the choice of Wesley Fofana (21) to leave his training club AS Saint-Etienne during the 2020 summer transfer window to join Leicester seemed risky. But the choice of the defender quickly paid off, since it was not long before he was propelled as a starter by his coach Brendan Rodgers. And become one of the most successful defenders in the Premier League.

If he suffered a serious injury that deprived him of a large part of the 2021-2022 season, the Frenchman is back on the green rectangle and is fueling envy. Among the condemned clubs is Chelsea. According to the team, the training trained by Thomas Tuchel has already made an offer of 75M to the Foxes. A proposal rejected by them, but not enough to discourage Chelsea. A fact that could do the business of Saint-Etienne. According to RMC Sport, the Greens even watch the bidding go up while rubbing their hands.

A percentage of the sale included

When benefiting from the transfer of the Frenchman to England, the resident of Ligue 2 thought of including a 15% profit-sharing on the amount of the resale. In view of the figures announced, the Greens could pocket a small jackpot. Like the Girondins de Bordeaux who were able to receive between 6 and 8 million euros, thanks to the departure of Aurélien Tchouaméni from AS Monaco to join Real Madrid.

If Fofana joins Chelsea for 80M euros, ASSE could earn 12M euros. Something to boost the end of the Stéphanois transfer window. If the Greens have been active since the opening of the transfer market, this additional financial windfall could be of great help in increasing the chances of moving up to Ligue 1. Remember that Saint-Etienne lost their first match in the league against Dijon (2-1).

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