It looks like Chelsea youngster Tino Livramento is close to leaving Chelsea for Southampton.

A host of sources are reporting the deal, including Tom Barclay of The Sun.

It looks like this deal is all set to go through now, and it also appears that Chelsea have tried to cover themselves and sort themselves out nicely in this deal, which is of course great for us.

First of all, Barclay claims they are adding at buy-back clause that is ‘more than £25m’ as well as a sell-on clause, which will add to the £5m fee they are going to get for him.

Livramento only has one year left on his Chelsea contract and it is thought that the club tried to renew his deal, but off he will go in search of regular first team football and a path that isn’t blocked by the likes of Reece James and Cesar Azpilicueta.

Best of luck to him.

This article first appeared on Chelsea News and was syndicated with permission.

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