Chelsea set to miss out on transfer target as Monaco swoop

first_img Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Golovin scored a sensational free-kick in the opening game of the World Cup 1 “In addition to Chelsea, Golovin also claimed Juventus had interest. However, our main competitor was Chelsea.“I believe that Monaco offered more favourable conditions for the club and a more understandable project for the player.”It was understood CSKA Moscow had accepted a £27 million bid, but Golovin was keen to bide his time and wait for the best offer.And now it appears Maurizio Sarri’s side have lost the race. RANKED LIVING THE DREAM Latest Transfer stories from talkSPORT.COM Aleksandr Golovin is set to snub Chelsea and sign for Monaco, according to reports.The CSKA Moscow man was linked with a move to the Blues after a stellar season which saw him play an integral part in Russia reaching the World Cup quarter-finals. targets Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade center_img Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ moving on Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti REVEALED IN DEMAND However, a move to Ligue 1 seems the most likely destination after a five-year deal was agreed.According to Russian publication Sport Express, the French side’s vice-president Vadim Vasilyev confirmed the 22-year-old waited until the last-minute to choose his destination.Vasiliev revealed: “Monaco and CSKA Moscow today agreed on the transfer of Golovin on a five-year contract.“Honestly, until the last moment I was not sure that I would be able to co-ordinate this transfer. LATEST last_img