Thomas Tuchel has been reluctant in signing Everton defender Lucas Digne after he has been hijacked by Aston Villa according to the report.
Aston Villa beat Chelsea in a transfer deal with Everton to sign Digne this January, meanwhile, Tuchel has been making a progress in recalling their star player back to Stamford Bridge.
Aston Villa are now looking favorable to sign Lucas Digne from Everton but both clubs have not reached an agreement, sooner or later things will work out.
Chelsea were all delighted to hear that the club sign players this January and they are very optimistic about the transfer news so far.
Key week starting for Lucas Digne. New direct contacts will take place between Aston Villa and Everton to discuss fee on permanent move.
Digne’s understood to be attracted by Villa but it’s not yet fully agreed between clubs – still open.
The Sport Info learnt that Thomas Tuchel has dropped Digne transfer talks so as to recall Chelsea left-back on loan to Lyon and to pay some compensation.
Fabrizio Romano reports that “Chelsea are still trying to recall Emerson Palmieri as left back, Tuchel wants him. OL turned down first approach but Chelsea are pushing again – prepared to offer compensation
Lucas Digne deal now looking very unlikely. Nothing advanced. Everton ask for permanent move”, he said.