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08 September 2020 12:41

However, the Spain international has struggled for form throughout his time in west London so far.

Chelsea are set to wrap up the signing of Rennes star Edouard Mendy, who will move to Stamford Bridge to challenge Kepa Arrizabalaga for the No 1 jersey. The 28-year-old has been in sparkling form over the past calendar year. So Express Sport will now analyse his performances and how he stands up to Kepa. Chelsea are 'overpaying to bring players in' with one last deal eyed Chelsea signed Kepa from Athletic Bilbao back in the summer transfer window of 2018, convinced the Spain international would be the perfect replacement for Thibaut Courtois. However, the Spain international has struggled for form throughout his time in west London so far.

Analysing Chelsea target Edouard Mendy - who will sign 'within days' to challenge Kepa

And that's convinced Lampard into going for a new goalkeeper, with Rennes star Mendy poised to rubber-stamp his move to the capital in the upcoming days. Last season, Kepa struggled. The Spain international would often find himself playing second fiddle to Willy Caballero, despite the Argentine approaching the twilight years of his career. THINK YOU KNOW FOOTBALL? Football quiz questions and answers: 15 questions and answers for your home pub quiz