Signing from Boca Juniors last year, Nahitan Nandez did not take long to impress at Cagliari under the Italian manager Walter Zenga, to the point where West Ham United wanted him in January.
Attempts were unsuccessfully made by the PL side as the Serie A side weren’t interested in selling just six months after signing the player, and a return to action from David Moyes’ side could take place this transfer window.
However, his entourage appears to have bigger and greater things planned for the player if possible, as teams like Chelsea and Arsenal have been approached about a possible transfer.
Corriere dello Sport are stating Nandez’s attorney is also working with Frank Lampard’s side and their fellow Premier League outfit ‘to figure out if there is room for negotiation’.
Whether that means Mikel Arteta and Frank Lampard, both looking to bolster their respective midfielders this summer, actively want Nahitan isn’t said, but if they are, there might not be a need for extensive negotiations.
That’s because the South American has a release clause of €36m in his contract, and whoever is able to pay it’d free the player.
However, Cagliari’s president, Tommaso Giulini, wants to keep the player beyond the current campaign to rebuild a competitive and ambitious team going forward.
Elsewhere, Chelsea star Kepa Arrizabalaga reportedly believes that he has played his last match for the club.
The world’s most expensive stopper was dropped for his side’s final PL game of the 2019-20 term against Wolverhampton Wanderers last weekend.
Willy Caballero is again expected to start Saturday’s FA Cup final against Arsenal, and according to The Sun, Arrizabalaga is resigned to never turning out for the Blues again.