The top 5 strikers Chelsea could sign this January 2020
Top five strikers Chelsea could sign this January? Top 5 forwards Chelsea should sign next season? Who will Chelsea sign this January? Here we will look at the strikers Chelsea could sign this January.
Tammy Abraham is a striker who has been on fire. He has done brilliantly well this season. However, he needs back up!
Who will Chelsea sign this January 2020?
These are the most likely targets based on our reports and links.
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The Crystal Palace man almost joined Arsenal this summer. However, the move never went through as Arsenal decided to pursue Nicolas Pepe instead. This has left Zaha frustrated at Palace and he might want to leave soon again as soon as the Blues get their transfer ban lifted.
The former PSG, Celtic and Fulham striker is now starring at Lyon. He is only 23 years old and has done brilliantly well to make it to the top. He is looking for a bigger suitor at the moment and what better than to join a top Chelsea side filled with young talent!
Yes, we see the connection now. English, young, energetic and impressive. He certainly fills all the ticks for Frank Lampard and he is a lethal goal scorer. AT Bournemouth, he regularly converts whatever little chances he gets. Should he come to Chelsea, he will have to fight it out with Tammy Abraham.
The German striker is currently playing for RB Leipzig. He has been nothing short of phenomenal. He is being scouted by other teams as well especially Liverpool. So Chelsea know they have a fight on their hands. Werner has done brilliantly well to be selected for Germany already. Chelsea will know Liverpool will have less leverage as they already have an established front three unlike Chelsea where the competition is still raw and fresh.
Which players will chelsea sign this January 2020?
Top 5 strikers Chelsea could sign this January
So here we will look at the Top five strikers Chelsea could sign this January. Other targets which are more difficult but we should also look at.
5. Andrea Belotti – Torino
Chelsea could sign Torino striker Andrea Belotti this January. The Italian striker scored ten goals last season in 32 appearances. While that may not sound like much, remember he plays for Torino. Additionally, Belotti scored 26 goals in the Serie A in 2016/17, finishing as the third-highest goalscorer. He is in good form this season as well.
So he’s more than capable of leading the line for Chelsea. Furthermore, Belotti is only 26-years-old. He wont come cheap though.
Torino have a buy-out clause of £88.4 million for Belotti which has put many teams off from signing him. This will mean Chelsea will have to pay big money to sign him.
4. Edin Dzeko – Roma
Edin Dzeko is one of the strikers Chelsea could sign this January. Chelsea have a habit of signing players that play well against them. Just ask Mohamed Salah.
Dzeko was incredible when Roma beat Chelsea 3-0 in the Champions League last season. He scored a stunning volley which ended Chelsea’s hopes against them. Furthermore, Dzeko fits Chelsea’s profile of what they look for in a striker. He’s a big and strong target man who can hold up the ball. This is what Chelsea were lacking in a striker last season up until Giroud arrived.
While Dzeko may be 34-years-old, Chelsea could still use him for a couple more seasons though. They have proved that their willing to break their normal policy of not signing players over 30-years-old by signing Giroud and Higuain on loan. Chelsea also tried to sign Dzeko in January 2018 but couldn’t land him, which meant they signed Giroud instead.
Dzeko scored 16 goals in the Serie A last season and is on form this season as well. And he has proven that age hasn’t affected him by playing 36 matches in the Serie A last season. The season prior, Dzeko won the golden boot award in the Serie A with a stunning tally of 29 goals.
3. Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich
Okay so this one may be a bit unrealistic but there’s still a slight chance Chelsea could sign him. Robert Lewandowski is one of the best strikers in the world right now.
Last season, Lewandowski was the leading goal scorer of the Bundesliga with 29 goals. The Polish centre-forward is actually the leading goal scorer of the last few seasons in the Bundesliga.
Lewandowski fits Chelsea’s profile of what they look for in a striker. He’s big, strong and can hold up the ball- much like Drogba and Costa.
But there are rumors that Lewandowski has not been totally happy at Bayern Munich in the past. But it still looks like an unrealistic possibility. Chelsea would have to pay over £100 million to sign him and given Chelsea’s miserly spending recently, it’s doubtful they will pay that much.
2. Edinson Cavani – PSG
Chelsea actually have a good chance of signing PSG striker Edinson Cavani this January. Cavani has been rumored to be unhappy at PSG since Neymar arrived. There was that incident earlier last season when Cavani wanted to take the penalty but Neymar took it off him. An argument ensued and it’s said that the pair do not get along.
In-fact, Cavani recently admitted his bad relationship with Neymar.
Speaking to French media company RMC Sport, Cavani said: “It is true that there was a problem at that time with Neymar. “We spoke about it together – I told him that I was the first to want him to win things individually.
“However, I told him there was a condition and that was that he must put the squad’s collective objectives first.”
Cavani is yet another old striker though, at 32-years-old.
But Cavani is a different class to Giroud and he would be a huge signing if Chelsea got him. The Blues need to make a statement signing this January after a bad season. Cavani could make the difference.
The PSG striker scored 28 goals in the Ligue 1 last season. He is way ahead in the golden boot race and has effectively already won it. The second highest goal scorer in the Ligue 1 was Florian Thauvin with 22 goals. He can be a good man for Tammy to learn from!
1. Anybody’s guess
By signings Morata or Giroud or Higuain. Chelsea have shown they do not always go for the main stream striker but rather players who are well known but from the shadow never taking the media by the scruff.
So it is anybody’s guess what Chelsea will do this time.
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