Comolli set for talks with Chelsea over transfer of star France international this summer

Kurt Zouma

Turkish Super Lig giants Fenerbahce are set to step up their interest in Chelsea’s star centre-back Kurt Zouma.

We recently reported that the Yellow Canaries’ rivals Galatasaray were preparing a move for the France international this season.

However, daily newspaper Fanatik have stated that Fenerbahce’s newly appointed director of football Damien Comolli will travel to London this week to hold talks both with Zouma and his parent club Chelsea.

The France international spent last season out on loan at Stoke City. Despite penning a lengthy contract last year, Zouma has made just 47 appearances for the Blues since joining from St Etienne back in 2014.

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Per the source, Fenerbahce will table a loan offer for the 23-year-old. The Istanbul giants will be able to offer Zouma UEFA Champions League football next season.

Zouma scored one goal in 37 games for the Potters last season. The powerful defender was left out of Didier Deschamps’ France squad for this summers 2018 World Cup.