According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Lesley Ugochukwu has completed his medical in UK as new Chelsea player.
Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign midfielder Lesley Ugochukwu from Rennes for €27m (£23.1m).
The Blues are yet to decide whether the 19-year-old will go into Mauricio Pochettino’s first-team squad or go out on loan.
A temporary move to Strasbourg, the Ligue 1 side in which Chelsea own a majority stake, has been mooted.
The 19-year-old predominantly plays as a holding midfielder and has won six caps for France U19s.