Emerson Palmieri’s Chelsea contract: Details behind deal for Roma star
Brazilian news outlet UOL say Emerson will become a Blues player in the coming hours subject to a medical.
It’s suggested the west Londoners will pay £18m up front for the talented full-back.
Antonio Conte has been desperate to sign another player who can operate on the left flank.
Marcos Alonso is Conte’s first-choice option, but the Italian chief needs an understudy.
Emerson racked up 47 appearances for Roma but has managed just one Serie A appearance this term after suffering a serious knee injury.
Chelsea were also in talks with Roma over a deal for striker Edin Dzeko.
However, that... read more
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