Your morning Chelsea transfer round-up on Friday, June 2.

Maddison twist

Leicester City midfielder James Maddison is reportedly interested in playing in London, handing a boost for Chelsea.

The England international is wanted by Arsenal, Tottenham and Newcastle. But according to CBS Sports' Ben Jacobs, the playmaker's preference to play in the capital could provide a twist to the saga with Chelsea.

"I expect Newcastle will be there but I expect there will be a twist in all of this because Maddison is very intrigued by the big London clubs," he said."

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Lukaku preference

Romelu Lukaku's preference at the end of the season is to remain at Inter Milan, according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano.

The Chelsea striker is currently on loan in Italy and has helped them reach this season's Champions League final. It's reported that no decision will be made on the Belgian's future until after the final against Manchester City.

Colwill bid decision

Chelsea have rejected a bid worth £30m for Levi Colwill from Brighton. understands that the 20-year-old is not for sale. The bid comes after Colwill enjoyed a successful season with Roberto De Zerbi's men.

It's expected that Todd Boehly won't allow the centre-back to leave, with him expected to be a member of Mauricio Pochettino's squad next season.


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