Chelsea have an ogre appetite. More than ever in the running to reach the final of the Champions League, the London club can still believe in the podium in the Premier League (4 points behind Leicester). But now, the Blues aspired to better on the national stage this season. A disappointment that could materialize by a new summer transfer window XXL. On Wednesday, we explained to you that the leaders of the English club wanted to reduce fat in attack in particular.
Thus, the upper echelons of London will not retain Olivier Giroud, whose contract expires next June, and will listen to offers of more than 40 million euros for Tammy Abraham. At the same time, the residents of Stamford Bridge are aiming for a world-class striker like Romelu Lukaku or Erling Haaland. This Thursday, The Sun unveils new information on this hot issue. Because the recent performances of Timo Werner worry internally.
Chelsea want to repatriate Lukaku at all costs
The incredible failures of the German player against Real Madrid on Tuesday (1-1) remain in the throat of Thomas Tuchel. The objective therefore remains clear for the Blues: to enlist a striker at all costs this summer. And the English daily reveals that the track leading to Haaland would be abandoned! Indeed, the Borussia Dortmund striker, tracked by Manchester City or FC Barcelona, would no longer be part of the Blues’ plans. The latter would have set their sights on a former member of the house: Romelu Lukaku!
Author of twenty-seven achievements this season with Inter Milan, the Red Devil is considered “more affordable” by Tuchel and his leaders. But in order to repatriate the Belgian striker, Chelsea are ready to break the bank. Thus, the current fourth in the Premier League would consider paying more than 100 million euros to attract Lukaku in his nets! If this offer becomes concrete, the Serie A leader would achieve a very good deal economically. But can Antonio Conte knowingly let go of a player deemed essential? To be continued …