Manchester City and Chelsea have reportedly agreed a deal for winger Cole Palmer. News of the London club’s interest in the City academy graduate surfaced earlier this morning.
Journalist Tom Roddy of the Times has reported via his X (Twitter) account that the two clubs have reached an agreement for Palmer’s services. Roddy doesn’t report on a fee at this stage for the England youth international.
— Tom Roddy (@TomRoddy_) August 30, 2023
It is also reported by Fabrizio Romano that a deal between City and Chelsea has been agreed. In addition to a deal being agreed Romano adds that Chelsea will pay the European champions £40 million plus another £5 million in add-ons to secure Cole Palmer.
Cole Palmer to Chelsea, here we go! Agreement in principle reached with Manchester City on £40m deal plus £5m add-ons 🚨🔵 #CFC
Exclusive news revealed earlier today then quick resolution between clubs and green light from Palmer.
Medical tests to be booked soon. pic.twitter.com/7SvIqgYyKL
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 30, 2023
Graeme Bailey also reports for 90min of an agreement being secured for Cole Palmer. He adds that City manager Pep Guardiola had made it clear if Palmer wanted to leave the club he could.
The deal for Cole Palmer has reached a speedy resolution. Fabrizio Romano earlier this morning broke the news of Chelsea’s interest in the young winger. Chelsea have moved quickly to secure the winger ahead of the window closing.
City has had a busy day in the market with Palmer’s impending departure and the imminent arrival of Matheus Nunes being on today’s agenda.