Chelsea set to announce signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy in next 24hrs

Chelsea set to announce signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy in next 24hrs

- Chelsea are expected to announce the signing of Edouard Mendy from Rennes

- Reports claim the Senegalese shot-stopper is discussing personal terms with the club

- The deal for the 28-year-old is understood to be within the region of £22million

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Chelsea will officially announce the signing of Edouard Mendy from Ligue 1 side Rennes within the next 24 hours, according to reports from Sky Sports.

The Blues are desperate to land a formidable replacement for Kepa Arrizabalaga who has started the season on a shaky note.

Frank Lampard's side suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of Liverpool following two costly errors from the Spanish goalie.

Chelsea set to announce signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy in the next 24hrs
Chelsea set to announce signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy in the next 24hrs. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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And with the season not yet in full flight, the deal for Mendy is almost concluded as the 28-year-old will be announced any moment.

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It is understood that the deal for the Senegalese shot-stopper who has been in top form for three consecutive seasons, is within the region of £22million

According to Sky Sports, the goalkeeper is discussing personal terms with the west London club.

After the 2-0 defeat to te Reds at Stamford Bridge over the weekend, Lampard spoke about Kepa's errors after the game.

“We have to keep working, Kepa has to keep working.

“He is our player and it is clear now that there are two games where we have felt, today was a clear mistake and and Brighton was a mistake too and he has reflected on it in that way.
“We have to keep working, it is the rule of football.
“Players need support, particularly from myself. I give that to all the players.
“Kepa has to keep working, nobody tries to make mistakes in football, it is the nature of the game.

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“You have to be strong, you keep going and that is where he is at,” he told BBC.

Lampard also confirmed that Chelsea's second choice goalkeeper Willy Caballero will be in between the stick when they face Barnsley in the Carabao Cup.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Frank Lampard did not hold back his disappointment when Kepa Arrizzabalaga committed a defensive blunder in Chelsea's defeat to Liverpool.

The Spanish goalkeeper gifted Sadio Mane a cheap ball as the Senegalese striker fired home Liverpool's second goal to give the Blues a 2-0 win.

Chelsea have been in the market to sign Edouard Mendy from Ligue 1 side Rennes and the deal is getting close for the goalkeeper to challenge Kepa in between the sticks.

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