Chelsea are exploring the possibility of adding some defensive help this summer as well, not just attacking, and Declan Rice is said to be quite high on that shortlist, perhaps even very near the top. The former Chelsea trainee is on the verge of becoming a truly excellent player, so there’s still time to rescue him from the clutches of West Ham and bring him back home.

Unfortunately, West Ham reportedly remain adamant that no business will happen under £80m.