The 19-year-old remains to be discussing private phrases with the Blues however all events consider the deal will in the end now be accomplished.
The Ivory Coast worldwide will possible be signed as a prospect for the longer term reasonably than as a direct alternative for Armando Broja, whose season is over after a long-term knee harm in a pleasant with Aston Villa.
It leaves open the chance that Fofana indicators and instantly leaves on mortgage, opening up room for an additional January signing in assault.
Graham Potter is a long-term admirer of Fofana having scouted the teenager whereas in control of Brighton.
Having additionally been employed from the Seagulls, Chelsea’s new head of recruitment Paul Winstanley has been monitoring the teenage ahead together with Potter’s private recruitment analyst, Kyle Macaulay.
Fofana additionally suits into the imaginative and prescient that Chelsea have centered on below the brand new Boehly-Clearlake possession, who need to signal and develop youthful expertise.
The striker scored 17 objectives in 29 appearances for Molde in all competitions final season. He has additionally scored 4 objectives in 10 Europa Convention League matches this season.
Chelsea are additionally recruiting a participant who has beforehand known as the west Londoners his “dream club”.
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