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He’ll score load of goals – Glenn Hoddle begs Chelsea to sign Man Utd target



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Chelsea legend, Glenn Hoddle, has urged his former club to sign Manchester United target, Victor Osimhen, this summer.

Hoddle said Osimhen would score a load of goals should he join Chelsea ahead of Man United this summer transfer window.

Osimhen, who currently plays for Serie A leaders Napoli, has been linked with a move to Man United this summer.

And Hoddle believes the Nigerian international would be the only player the Blues need to sign this summer.

“They [Chelsea] do need a No.9, they do need a goalscorer,” Hoddle told Premier League Productions.

“But I will tell you what, whoever comes in as a new manager for this squad, normally you would say when a new manager comes in, he is going to want to bring some of his own players in. I think he only needs a No.9, I think everything [else] is there.

“You need someone who you think is going to score 20 goals for you, a fox in the box, someone who wants to be in that area where they are creating so much.

“But that is the only player I think they need – they have got everything else.”

Asked if Osimhen could be the answer to Chelsea’s issues, Hoddle added: “Without a doubt, he is number one, but there are a few clubs after him.

“But if you put him in a Chelsea shirt, he’ll score a load of goals.”

Osimhen has been impressive for Napoli so far this season.

He is currently the Serie A top goal scorer with 21 goals.

The 24-year-old has four goals in the Champions League so far this term.

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