Madueke, 20, has acquired permission from PSV to journey to England to finish the switch.
Stories within the Netherlands counsel the overall charge will method €40 million, which might make it the second-biggest outbound switch in PSV’s historical past. Earlier this month, Netherlands ahead Cody Gakpo left PSV to affix Liverpool for an preliminary £37m (€42m).
Sources advised ESPN final week that Chelsea had made an preliminary bid of €30m for Madueke, regardless of being advised by PSV that they’d little interest in letting the participant go away this month.
PSV coach Ruud van Nistelrooy didn’t need to lose Madueke following Gakpo’s exit, however admitted there was a chance he might depart as negotiations proceed.
“I know of the interest in Noni,” he stated final week. “I’d rather not have that, but it’s not something I decide. The fact that there’s a lot of interest in him is of course due to his quality and his performances. But I do find it worrying. Because we’ve to see if we’re able to keep him, I hope so very much.
“We will definitely do all the pieces we will [to keep him]. However you additionally know that issues can change actual fast if the curiosity heats up. As a membership, you have to be prepared and have replacements lined up as a result of if he leaves it will imply that we lose one other participant this winter.”
Madueke, an England Under-21 international, was formerly a youth team player at Tottenham and Chelsea head coach Graham Potter is said to have tracked him for some time.
Chelsea are aiming to strengthen their attacking options this month and have already signed Mykhailo Mudryk from Shakhtar Donetsk in a deal price as much as €100m, in addition to including Joao Felix on mortgage from Atletico Madrid.