Chelsea reach agreement with Levi Colwill over contract extension amid Brighton interest
Posted by  badge Boss on Aug 01
Levi Colwill is wanted by Brighton but Chelsea are unwilling to sell him (Picture: Getty)

are on the verge of securing a long-term contract extension for despite Brighton’s attempts to sign the player this summer after reaching an agreement with the defender over a new six-year deal.

Colwill spent last season on loan with the Seagulls and they want to bring him back to the south coast ahead of the 2023-24 campaign.

But Chelsea are refusing to sell and new head coach is believed to be a huge fan of the U21 international centre-back.

Brighton were hoping that Chelsea would be tempted into a sale .

Chelsea are also .

But according to , Brighton’s hopes of landing Colwill have taken a hit after Chelsea reached an agreement with the player over a new deal until 2029.

Pochettino is unwilling to lose Colwill and feels the youngster will become one of the best centre-backs in the Premier League.

which may impact any possible deals between the clubs.

Brighton finished above Chelsea last season after a remarkable campaign saw them finish sixth in the Premier League as they qualified for the Europa League.

The west Londoners, meanwhile, had an abysmal 2022-23 season and finished 12th in the table without a trophy.