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Chelsea’s hunt for a new striker is getting desperate now and the other clubs seem to be sensing it. Bournemouth are reportedly asking Chelsea to break their club record transfer fee by providing £75m if they are to sign Callum Wilson from the Cherries.

Chelsea begun the season with Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud in place. As expected, neither of the strikers have been able to live up to the required levels with Morata providing another horror show over the 6 months once again.

Despite all his technical talent, the Spaniard is simply not ready to fight the mental battle to be a top striker in a top club. He is on the verge of being loaned out with Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla interested in him. Olivier Giroud is trying his best but he is naturally not a Sarri striker to play with and hence the problem at Chelsea.

The Blues have their eyes on either on Gonzalo Higuain or Callum Wilson. While Higuain is Sarri’s choice, Wilson is being preferred by the board although it will now cost them £75m.

Chelsea asked to break bank for striker

Chelsea’s extremely pragmatic board have made some horrendous signings in the past despite all their expert work and could be going the same way with Wilson again.

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