Chelsea to sign Liga star, Ligue 1 prolific marksman as Sancho options
Chelsea will look to a rising Nigerian winger playing in Spain, alongside Lyon target man Moussa Dembele if they fail to sign Jadon Sancho.
The 20-year-old Dortmund sensation seems set to be moving this summer, with both Chelsea and Man United having enlisted solid enthusiasm over late months.
An ongoing report nitty gritty a specific territory of concern the Red Devils have in regards to Sancho’s latent capacity change to Old Trafford, however with their financial related muscle, many anticipate Man United will usurp The Blues in their mission to take the winger back to England.
That situation would leave Frank Lampard searching somewhere else for summer fortifications, with the continuous uncertainty over the fate of veteran trio Pedro, Willian and Olivier Giroud possibly leaving a deficiency in attacking alternatives for next season.
Villareal’s Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze is one player who could fill the void.
The left-footed right winger has been a backbone in the Yellow Submarine’s forward line in the course of the last two seasons, and recently demonstrated that the Blues are his preferred team in England.
Online publication Goal.com express that should the men from Stamford Bridge miss out in the Sancho sweepstakes, that the club ‘will consider Samuel Chukwueze as another option.’
The 21-year-old has scratched his name onto the scoresheet on 12 separate times in 68 appearances for Villareal, and was recently answered to be valued at around the €65m mark.
Somewhere else, the Goal article subtleties the practicality of Lyon marksman Moussa Dembele to add further attacking catalyst to the Blue’s forward line.
With their temporary enthusiasm for RB Leipzig whiz Timo Werner now apparently finished, the ex-Fulham and Celtic striker could be the perfect possibility to facilitate the scoring trouble on Tammy Abraham.
Working at very nearly a goal each other game all through the aggregate of his career up to this point, the target might be progressing after Lyon missed the Champions League spot for the first time since in many years.
However, the club are presently contesting Ligue 1’s choice to call an untimely stop to the 2019-20 campaign, Goal note that Dembele would be an appropriate signing for Chelsea ‘who have since tracked the 23-year-old.’
Chelsea have been named as an opponent to Real Madrid in their quest for a £40m-rated Leicester City midfielder.