Chelsea are in the middle of securing the signing of Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina.
Italian journalist Fabricio Romano reports that Chelsea are very close. With a contract with Slonina because negotiations with the Chicago Fire have progressed a lot. An agreement is expect to be reached soon.
The 18-year-old goalkeeper is playing for the United States national team. The under 20s are estimate to have a value of 10 million euros. Which is consider quite a bit. Previously, an offer from Real Madrid was reject by the Chicago Fire.
Slonina stepped up from the Chicago Fire youth team, playing for the senior team since last year. He has made 11 appearances in the 2021 season and 14 games ufabet in the 2022 season.
Slonina is of Polish descent. But born in the United States therefore can choose to play in both nations And decided to play for the United States since the current U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-20.
Of course, Steffen is a Manchester City player while Turner will soon join Arsenal after playing his final game for the New England Revolution later this month, but neither are expected to be first-choice at their respective clubs next season. Slonina, who by his own admission wants to become “the greatest goalkeeper in the world,” can achieve more. His country is counting on it.