Deal Close: Chelsea Reached Agreement With South American Stopper

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Chelsea are expected to announce their first summer signing within days with they have agreed on personal terms with free-agent goalkeeper Willy Caballero, according to reports.

Man City has released the 35-year-old stopper at the end of the season, and now he is on a lookout for a new club.

The Argentinian keeper had been linked with a possible switch to his boyhood club Boca Juniors. However, Argentine TV station TyC Sports claims that Chelsea re on the verge to sign him.

Willy is believed to be keen on to remain in the Premier League.

Antonio Conte’s side have been on the look out for a new back-up goalkeeper for Thibaut Courtois since the exit of Bosnian star Asmir Begovic who has joined Bournemouth in a £10 million deal.

Chelsea will be delighted to have signed up an experienced keeper following their return to the Champions League football, and Caballero seems an ideal candidate in the market.

The Blues are expected to spend money this summer with they are targeting hosts of top-class players to bolster their squad.

Romelu Lukaku is close to re-joining the club in a £80 million deal, while, French anchorman Tiemoue Bakayoko is next in Antonio Conte’s wishlist.