Hull City have re-signed highly-rated goalkeeper Nathan Baxter on a season-long loan deal from Premier League giants Chelsea.

The 23-year-old stopper has spent last campaign on loan with Hull, playing 18 games in all competitions for the club.

He rejoins having kept seven clean sheets during his time at the MKM Stadium, with the Championship outfits having the option to make his move permanent.

Prior to joining Hull, Baxter had spent time on loan at Solihull Moors, Woking, Yeovil, Ross County and Accrington.

Chelsea yet to make any marquee signing this summer so far, however, they have have been rumoured with signing hosts of top class player before the end of the current transfer window.

Manchester United centre-forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been latest big-name player rumoured with a switch to Stamford Bridge.

Meanwhile, The agent of Napoli centre-half Kalidou Koulibaly is allegedly eyeing up a deal with either Barcelona or Chelsea.

While I Partenopei have fallen short in their bid to lift this season’s Serie A trophy, the club have secured a return to the UEFA Champions League for the 2022-23 term.

Nevertheless, speculation persists that the Senegal international wants to take on a new challenge, the player coming to the end of his eighth season in Naples.

According to a report from Area Napoli, the player’s representative has made contact with the Blues and Blaugrana, the two European outfits being identified as possible destinations for the 30-year-old who has just over 12 months left on his deal.