By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline
Published: 15:52 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 16:08 BST, 9 September 2020
Rennes president Nicolas Holveck has confirmed Edouard Mendy wants to leave the club and join Chelsea this summer and has reportedly agreed a deal with the Premier League side.
The Blues have been strongly linked with the Frenchman in the wake of Kepa Arrizabalaga's woeful campaign, which saw the world's most expensive goalkeeper lose his spot in Frank Lampard's starting XI.
RMC Sport have claimed that 28-year-old goalkeeper has already agreed to a 'five-year deal' with Chelsea but the two clubs remain apart of their valuation of the player.
Edouard Mendy has told Rennes he wants to join Chelsea, says club president Nicolas Holveck
Chelsea have already had a £14million bid rejected by the Ligue 1 outfit and are reportedly wanting £23m for their No 1.
However, it appears it will only be a matter of time before a move is sanction following Holveck's omission in a press conference on Wednesday.
When asked about Mendy's ongoing situation, Holveck said: 'We've