Barcelona are set for a shock Chelsea transfer hijack as Kylian Mbappe switch emerges

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Barcelona Hijacking

The move for Tudor Mendel-Idowu was covered earlier this week after reports suggested he had already joined Barcelona’s academy in Spain after his contract at Chelsea expired.

With teams from across Europe exploring a deal for the 18-year-old, there is already controversy surrounding him. Chelsea failed to tie him down to a new long-term contract, which ended on June 30, and it was written that he would join Barcelona, ​​plain and simple. However, Fabrizio Romano has an update on the situation.

“Anderlecht are now trying to hijack the Barcelona move to sign former Chelsea talent Tudor Mendel,” he writes. “Barça verbally agreed personal terms with Mendel to sign him as a free agent for the U21 team, but Anderlecht tried at the last minute.”

Chelsea, who can’t do much about it now, will be watching with interest to see where their Cobham talent goes. say: This could be one of those moves that the Blues look back on with regret for years to come. Declan Rice, anyone? It’s given another exit than that, but it still stings to see young players leave and then continue to do so elsewhere.

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