'This is just Crazy' - Chelsea and Arsenal fans react amid imminent Mykhaylo Mudryk transfer

Mykhaylo Mudryk to Chelsea is reportedly a done deal.

WHAT'S BUZZIN 'This is just Crazy' - Chelsea and Arsenal fans react amid imminent Mykhaylo Mudryk transfer

David Ben 22:23 - 14.01.2023

Mykhaylo Mudryk: Chelsea and Arsenal fans banter each other on social media following reported transfer hijack.

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Reports on Saturday suggested Chelsea were on course to hijack a possible deal from Arsenal who have been in talks with  Shakhter Donetsk longer than Chelsea.

The Emirates was understood to be the desired destination of Mudryk, but the Gunners representatives have since failed to agree a fee with Shakhtar Donetsk, allowing Chelsea to make their move.

Further reports on Saturday evening have also suggested that Chelsea have reached full agreement with the Ukrainian giants in a deal worth over £88 million, with the 22-year-old winger due to travel to London tonight for a medical.

Social Media Reactions to Mudryk’s reported transfer to Chelsea

Mykhaylo Mudryk is set to join Chelsea from Shakhtar Donetsk this January
Chelsea announce Mudryk signing on their Instagram story/ChelseaFC vis Instagram

Following reports that Mudryk has agreed full terms to join Arsenal’s bitter London rivals, fans have been reacting on social media in a series of constant back and forths between the Blues and Gunners fauthfuls.

Here’s what’s buzzin below:

Who is Mykhaylo Mudryk?

Mykhaylo Mudryk

Mudryk is a 21-year-old winger who was born in Krasnohrad, Ukraine. 

He began playing football at the age of nine with Metalist Kharkiv, before moving to fellow Ukrainian side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.

 He stayed with Dnipro for two years before making a big move to his current club Shakhtar Donetsk back in 2016. 

Mudryk progressed through the youth ranks and had brief loan spells elsewhere, before finally breaking into the first team in 2021 and cementing his place as a starter. 

Nicknamed 'the Ukranian Messi', Mudryk is known for his pace and dribbling as well as his decisiveness in the box, netting 10 times and creating two assists in 25 appearances in all competitions this season.

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