Mudryk, Kounde, Willian and Chelsea's complicated history with transfer heists

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Barring a last-second setback, Chelsea are about to steal highly touted Ukranian forward Mykhailo Mudryk away from Arsenal as GOAL understands the Blues have hijacked the Gunners' move for the Shakhtar Donetsk winger.

Mudryk is far from the only player to be involved in dramatic Chelsea transfers with late twists. Just last summer, for example, Barcelona hijacked a move that would have seen defender Jules Kounde head to Stamford Bridge.

GOAL is here to provide you with a run-down of their complicated transfer history.