Chelsea news: Mauricio Pochettino gives Levi Colwill injury update as Cole Palmer deal agreed


Your morning Chelsea digest on Thursday, August 31.

Levi Colwill injury concern

Chelsea defender Levi Colwill looked to have picked up an injury problem in his side's Carabao Cup second round tie with AFC Wimbledon at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

The 20-year-old, who has been so impressive for the Blues in the opening stages of the season, looked to be struggling just over the hour-mark in the Blues' game with the Dons, with the score at 1-1. Colwill tried to continue but was then taken off by Mauricio Pochettino and the defender headed straight down the tunnel, pointing towards his foot.

However, Mauricio Pochettino gave an update about the defender after the game.

"[An injury to Colwill?] No. Ice on his ankle but it is not going to be a problem."

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Cole Palmer agreement

Chelsea and Manchester City have reached an agreement for the transfer of winger Cole Palmer, understands, in the region of £45million. understands Chelsea submitted their second offer for Palmer on Wednesday afternoon, having had their opening offer of £35million turned down, and are now very confident a deal can be completed. It could even be all finalised by Thursday ahead of Friday's deadline.

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Ansu Fati latest

Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham have been handed a huge twist in the race to sign Barcelona star Ansu Fati this summer as another team appear to have agreed a deal for the winger. Recent reports have claimed that the youngster looks set to join Brighton for the rest of the campaign.

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