According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are very close to finalizing the deal to sign Arsen Zakharyan from Dynamo Moscow. They have already agreed with the player on the proposed personal terms, their confidence in agreeing the transfer fee with the Russian club is growing every day.
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder is clearly a blueprint for the future as Chelsea look to build a strong base of young talent for years to come. Interest from Manchester City has also been reported, but it appears Zakharian has already chosen Stamford Bridge as his destination, and if the deal goes through, it remains to be seen if manager Graham Potter can put him on the team right away. away or decides to send the youngster somewhere on loan so that he first gains experience in the English game.
Almost two years have passed since Zakharyan made the first team in the Russian capital, and this season he has scored three goals and provided six assists in 20 matches in all competitions.
Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Arsen Zakharyan on a long-term contract that was concluded last summer, negotiations with Dynamo Moscow will continue to finalize the deal in 2023. 🔵 #CFC
Chelsea still feel confident.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 22, 2022