Omorodion Chelsea, Zirkzee Man United

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Chelsea’s top target remains Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise as they try to agree personal terms with the player before then finding a solution with the club on his clause. The priority for now is the player side, so they are working to make it happen, but another top target for the club this summer is a central striker.

Chelsea have two options after missing out on Benjamin Sesko, who was a top target for them but also for Arsenal and Manchester United before deciding to stay at RB Leipzig. Let’s see if other names come into the equation for Chelsea, but for now the two targets are Jhon Duran of Aston Villa and Samu Omorodion from Atletico Madrid.

Omorodion spent last season on loan at Deportivo Alaves and he looks like a young talent with plenty of potential. He’s a physical striker, a traditional number 9, and there has been a lot of interest in him as many clubs are looking for this kind of profile this summer. West Ham already had a bid rejected for Omorodion ten days ago, and now Chelsea have also made a formal offer to Atletico Madrid, worth around €30m, plus add-ons to bring the total package to around €40m, but it was a very strong and clear ‘no’ from Atletico Madrid.

It won’t happen for this money and that’s what Atletico Madrid told Chelsea directly, so let’s see what they decide to do now, but Atletico really want to keep the player and they believe he can do fantastically next season under Diego Simeone. But with Chelsea we never know what could happen and they could attack the situation again, with contacts still taking place on the player side.

So, Chelsea have two different options – with Jhon Duran they already have the green light from the…


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Author : Fabrizio Romano

Publish date : 2024-06-19 15:40:00

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