Talks have reportedly progressed between Leganes and Chelsea over a €5 million transfer of Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo to the Madrid based club.
The Super Eagles star impressed on loan at Leganes last season and has been keen on returning to the Liga club permanently where he will rank among the team’s record signings.
The Blues ultimately dropped their €7m (£6m/$8m) asking price which had scared off Celta Vigo, who explored a move for the 25-year-old before looking elsewhere.
Goal reports that the Spanish side are still agreeing on how to structure the payments of the deal and therefore there is still no medical set for Omeruo’s return to Leganes.
The transfer window in Spain does not close until September 2, but the club’s coach Mauricio Pellegrino wants the defender in sooner ahead of the new season.