The Top 5 Strikers Chelsea Could Sign This Summer 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! So who are the strikers Chelsea could sign?
Who Will Chelsea Sign This Summer 2020? Strikers Chelsea Could Sign!
Here are all the big name strikers that Chelsea could end up with ahead of the 2020/21 season.
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.
Which players will Chelsea sign this summer 2020? Strikers Chelsea could sign!
Top 5 Strikers Chelsea Could Sign This Summer 2020
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. Edinson Cavani – PSG
PSG had announced back in January that Edinson Cavani had asked for a transfer. The former Napoli man spent a few successful seasons at the French capital. He is one of their top scorers at 198 goals. However, Cavani despite winning multiple Ligue 1 titles is about to run out of a contract. Many former players backed the Uruguayan’s talents and even urged Lampard to secure a deal for him.
Unfortunately, Cavani’s wage demands proved to be a stumbling block for Chelsea. He is bound to ask a premium salary after building up a reputation in the top-flight. Maybe the Pensioners can convince him into agreeing on a deal once the 2019/20 season gets over.
4. Moussa Dembele
Dembele was strongly linked with Chelsea and Manchester United during the winter transfer window but a move to the Premier League never materialized. Seeing how the Red Devils have already got their hands on Odion Ighalo, Chelsea should waste no time in wrapping up a deal for Dembele. The striker has registered 16 goals and 2 assists in 27 Ligue 1 appearances this season. At just 23, he is proving to be striker of immense potential, having also enjoyed success with Celtic.
3. Mauro Icardi
Inter Milan are set to make a transfer decision once again after news emerged about PSG breaking Icardi’s loan agreement. The Argentine’s wife and agent, Wanda Nara raised controversy once again by telling the Parc des Princes chiefs that the striker wants to return to Italy. Hearing this, an enraged board room decided to completely terminate Icardi’s deal and not activate the buy-back clause they had in place. This is a brilliant chance for Chelsea to swoop in and take the 27-year-old off of the hands of Inter.
He is not wanted back at the San Siro and not many clubs would want to take on his problematic behaviour. Fortunately, Icardi’s talents does supersede his emotional outbursts, something Frank Lampard might be able to control in West London.
2. Timo Werner
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. Liverpool have less leverage since they already have an established front three of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. At Chelsea, the front three is far more open for adaptation, given just how young the entire squad is.
1. Luka Jovic
Real Madrid have given up on their Serbian number nine after just over 18 months at the Stamford Bridge. Eintracht Frankfurt banked €60m off of his sale but Chelsea could sign him for much less, given his circumstances. Zinedine Zidane has completely shunned the forward from his starting lineup, only allowing him to feature as late substitutes or cup draws. A striker of Jovic’s calibre is destined for greater needs and Chelsea could offer him a lucrative escape route.
Chelsea’s current striker situation:
Chelsea are currently employing three centre-forwards in Tammy Abraham, Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi. While Abraham has emerged as the future number nine of Chelsea, it is likely that the other two will be moved on after this season. Giroud was eager to leave in January with Antonio Conte waiting at Inter with open arms. Batshuayi has been closer to abysmal this season when allowed to come off the bench, missing open chances and proving to be simply not good enough for the big stages. Getting rid of the two for a younger and hungrier striker is Chelsea’s best option in getting their goal tally up.
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