By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline
Published: 08:55 BST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 08:58 BST, 16 September 2020
Edouard Mendy's imminent move to Chelsea is reportedly being held up by Rennes who have made a last-minute demand to include Fikayo Tomori in the deal.
Mendy is set to become the seventh signing in an extraordinary summer of spending for Chelsea after Sportsmail revealed at the weekend they had agreed a £25million fee with the Ligue 1 side.
But while the details are being finalised, Rennes are now hoping to receive Tomori in return as they look to squeeze a little more out of the west London club, according to French news outlet Telefoot.
Edouard Mendy's imminent £25million move to Chelsea has been held up by Rennes
Tomori, who has been linked with a loan move away from Stamford Bridge in recent weeks, has fallen down the pecking order at Chelsea following the arrival of Thiago Silva earlier this summer.
Tomori has also been linked with a loan move with Everton but now Rennes are hoping to bring