Pochettino oloks at Lois Openda’s talent as Chelsea hunts for better attack
Chelsea Football Club is apparently preparing a big £90 million offer for RB Leipzig’s proficient forward, Lois Openda, in order to strengthen the team’s attacking power. The 23-year-old Belgian’s potential has drawn the interest of prominent European teams, including Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United.
Mauricio Pochettino will likely play a crucial part in the club’s January signings and sees Openda as a probable firepower addition to their squad. However, the suggested high sum for the relatively young player raises concerns and may contradict Pochettino’s preference for prudent moves.
Despite acknowledging Openda’s appeal, Pochettino prefers more proven players such as Victor Osimhen and Ivan Toney. Osimhen, famous for his knack for scoring at Napoli, and Toney, who has a proven track record in the Premier League, are seen as far more valuable additions to Chelsea’s frontline, addressing the club’s pressing need for clinical finishing.
While Openda is an exciting potential, Pochettino emphasizes the need of experience in restoring Chelsea’s flagging attack. As a result, the club may postpone its pursuit of Openda for the time to come in order to focus on acquiring established attackers in order to increase their scoring powers.
As the January transfer window gets closer, Chelsea is committed to strengthening their squad and believes in making strategic decisions that link with their manager’s vision and the team’s long-term goals.
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