Chelseas 21m offer for midfielder Franck Kessie rejected by Atalanta

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Chelsea’s £21m offer for midfielder Franck Kessié rejected by Atalanta

Atalanta have rejected a €25m offer from Chelsea for Franck Kessié, with the Ivorian midfielder’s agent claiming there is also interest from several other Premier League sides including Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal.

Kessié, who spent last season on loan at Cesena, has been in outstanding form as Atalanta have risen up to sixth place in Serie A after 18 games. The 20-year-old has scored six goals in 16 appearances, leading to comparisons with a compatriot, Yaya Touré.

However, Kessié’s agent George Atangana has confirmed that their initial bid was rejected by Atalanta, who are thought to value their prized asset at around €40m (£34m).

Another report said that its the dream of ivorian to one day play for red devils, with this report and Manchester United also being reported as to trying lure the mid fielder in, we have a bit of idea where he is gonna end up.