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Chelsea ‘make contact’ with Robert Lewandowski ahead of summer’s window
Chelsea have reportedly ‘made contact’ with Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski as Thomas Tuchel keen on resolve this striker problems ahead of next season.
The Poland international is the latest forward to be linked with Stamford Bridge outfit, who are in market for a goalscorer with boss Tuchel running out of patience with the struggling Timo Werner.
Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland and Inter Milan star Romelu Lukaku are both being touted for possible switches to Stamford Bridge this summer while Harry Kane is also being considered after he handed in a transfer request at Totteham.
But Tuchel is now said to have turned his attentions to 32-year-old Lewandowski, who has been prolific again this season with an astonishing 47 goals from 39 games.
According to Sky Sports Germany, Chelsea have already made contact with Poland international about a summer move, with the striker believed to be considering his future at Bayern.
Chelsea manger Thomas Tuchel has declared his admiration for Harry Kane, by admitting any manager would want to manage the highly-rated England forward.
The Blues, who are in market for a new forward, joined Manchester City and Manchester United, by registering their interest in the England captain.
And ahead of summer transfer window, Thomas Tuchel made no attempt to hide his personal interest in signing a top-class centre forward like Harry Kane, who recorded of 32 goals in 47 games across all competitions this season.
Responding to questions about Kane, who believes he has a gentleman’s agreement to leave Tottenham this summer, Tuchel made it clear he would love to bring him to Stamford Bridge.
The German coach said: ‘If you find any coach around the world who would not like to have Harry Kane in his team, call me again — I would like to speak with the guy and hear about his ideas of scoring and attacking.
‘Everybody loves Harry Kane but he has a long-term contract and we will not get involved with disrespectful comments.’
Kane, who under contract until 2024, value at £150million and report by Independent claim early this week that the Blues willing to meet the asking price of England captain this summer.
Chelsea launch £80m bid for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho
Chelsea have reportedly set up their pursuit of Jando Sancho by launching an £80million bid for England star.
The 19-year-old winger, who joined the Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City in summer 2017, establish himself as one of the world football’s hottest properties, netting 48 goals and contributing 62 assists across all competitions.
His performance attracted interest from numbers of top European club’s with including Chelsea and Manchester United, who said to be interested in bringing in the 19-year-old back to England.
Early of the month, reports by Goal claimed that Dortmund are set to dropped the England’s transfer fee to £80million, however, reports by Sun now claim the Blues have launch £80m bid as Tuchel admirers of the England winger.
The reports explain in details that Chelsea will face battle with Manchester United for his signature.
Jando Sancho had a slow start to the season but has turned his fortunes around since the New Year.
His run of form saw him score eight goals with 13 assists as part of a deadly duo with Erling Haaland.
Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku drops big hint over his future after Inter title win
Chelsea have dealt in blow in pursuing of Romelu Lukaku after the Inter Milan forward admitted that he wants to continue at the club following their Serie A title.
The Blues are in market for centre-forward this summer and believed to have put Lukaku, who scored 21 goals with 10 assists in the league this season – at the top of their wishlist alongside Dortmund’s Erling Haaland.
However, Blues hope of bringing him back to Stamford Bridge this summer remains doubt after the Belgian star admitted that he happy with his current club and want to continue with new Serie A champions.
‘I am so happy for all the Inter fans in the world, for the team, the staff, the president and everyone,’ Lukaku told Sky Sport Italia after Atalanta failed to beat Sassuolo.
‘It was a wonderful year for us, I am truly proud to play for Inter.
Chelsea are reportedly lining up a HUGE triple transfer swoop for Jadon Sancho, Romelu Lukaku and Marquinhos pic.twitter.com/JKhH56mEC3— The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) May 7, 2021
‘I wanted to come out here and celebrate along with the people. I told my friend this was the best way to experience it, to be there with the fans.
‘For me and many of my teammates, this is our first league title, so it’s a moment we wanted to share with them.’
Now that he has mentioned how ‘proud’ he is to play for his club, it seems unlikely that he will leave so soon after achieving something so big.
In recent weeks, the Blues have been linked with a number of top strikers across Europe, including the likes of Lewandowski, and Haaland.
Both centre-forward has been monitoring by Chelsea hierarchy as Blues’ eyeing a superstar striker that can helping them challenge for Premier League title next season.
Haaland, who scored 35 goals across all competitions for Dortmund this season, has been attracted interest from top club’s across the European, means the Blues will face battle over his signature.
Chelsea Players Enjoy Sprinkler At Cobham Training Based Ahead Of Aston Villa Clash
Thomas Tuchel & co. are in high spirit at Cobham training base ahead of their last domestic league for this campaign against Aston Villa.
The Blues players were back out on the grass at club’s training based following their 2-1 win over top-flight Leicester City, with the focus now turning towards Sunday’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park.
Thomas Tuchel & co. will be aiming to end this campaign in a good fashion by secure all three points and qualifying for UEFA Champions League next season.
Chelsea, who sitting third on league standings, lead fourth and fifth place Liverpool and Leicester City just one point, so they need to secure victory over Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon.
And ahead of mouthwatering encounter with Aston Villa, Thomas Tuchel’s team were seem enjoyed sprinkler at club training based on Friday morning.