In today’s Chelsea transfer news – Mauricio Pochettino adds the best penalty taker in the world to his wishlist, an update on Wilfried Zaha & much more.
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Chelsea transfer news – Wilfried Zaha might stay at Crystal Palace
Earlier on, we reported some Arsenal transfer news which might impact Chelsea too. With both clubs pursuing the free pre-contract signing of Wilfried Zaha, a spanner has been thrown into the works.
It’s thought that Crystal Palace are willing to table a final offer of £200,000 per week to extend his stay at Crystal Palace. His love for the club, alongside this huge offer and the convenience of staying put might convince Zaha to ignore any calls from Arsenal or Chelsea.
Chelsea transfer news – Mauricio Pochettino wants to sign Ivan Toney
It goes without saying that Chelsea will be active in the transfer market. If they don’t sign Wilfried Zaha, then they won’t back down and instead may turn their attentions to another English talent.
According to Evening Standard, new Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has added Ivan Toney to his summer transfer wishlist. Although, the Blues will wait to see what the extent of his ban will be following the betting breeches.
Jamie Carragher once hinted that Ivan Toney is the best penalty taker in the world, so Chelsea might have replaced the trustworthy Jorginho.
Chelsea transfer news – The Blues shortlist three strikers
Ivan Toney will face competition in the Chelsea pecking order from three other strikers on their shortlist. It’s clear that their intention is to bring in a quality bagsman.
According to transfer journalist Rudy Galetti on Twitter, Victor Osimhen is the priority striker target at Chelsea but they have also located Dusan Vlahovic and Randal Kolo Muani.