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Joe Cole urges Chelsea to re-sign Lukaku
Joe Cole told his old side should trying to lure Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge this summer in bid to challenge Manchester City & co. for domestic league.
The Blues want a new centre forward ahead of next season and despite linked with a number of top striker, Inter Milan hitman viewed as the most realistic forward to help the Blues win domestic league next season, according to Joe Cole.
‘I think Werner is a quality player who Chelsea needs but if Lukaku is available at the right price then Chelsea would take him,’ said Joe Cole, who was seen so excited following the final whistle against Man City last weekend.
‘He is one of the top strikers and every team will strengthen this year. To win titles, you need options and a mix of different types of players to win.’
Mason Mount Deemed “Untouchable” By Chelsea Hierarchy
Despite being linked with a loan move away from Stamford Bridge last summer, Mason Mount is now considered “untouchable” by the Chelsea board.
The 22-year-old attacking has been establish himself as a pivotal player in Blues’ squad since made breakthrough into first-team in 2019/20 campaign.
Mason, who ended 2019/20 campaign with 6 goals and four assists across all competitions, produced remarkable performances throughout this campaign, before win personal prize as he named club best player of the season.
Mason Mount – Walking on a dream pic.twitter.com/TGmtUzoiLX— Jerry (@jwcompss) May 31, 2021
The Englishman, who has been delivering on a consistent basis for the Blues, scored nine goals and contributed nine assists with including Blues’ biggest game of the season – setup a precision pass putting Havertz through on goal to score what proved to be the winner against Manchester City.
Harry Kane described as ‘perfect’ for Chelsea
Former Premier League star Danny Mills has claimed Spur superstar striker Harry Kane would be an ideal signing for Chelsea in the summer transfer window.
It’s understood that the England skipper ready to depart from the north London club this summer and Blues boss Tuchel has already admitted he would be interested in signing the 28-year-old, who also subject interest from Man City and United.
Harry Kane is so much more than a goalscorer.pic.twitter.com/2ojOaafePq— Goal (@goal) May 25, 2021
But Danny Mills, who played for eight English club with including Manchester City, Leeds United and Hull City during his football career, believed Kane is the centre-forward that Thomas Tuchel need to lead their attacking line-up next season.
In the aftermath of the Blues Champions League victory, Mills told Sky Sports News: ‘I actually think Harry Kane would be very well suited to Chelsea.
‘The way that he plays with all that pace either side of him, there’s five or six players or Chelsea that have the legs to run around him.
‘That would be very interesting and if Harry Kane wants to win trophies, Chelsea have proven that they can do that.’
Kane, 28, has enjoyed another remarkable season for Tottenham Hotspur in which he bagged both playmaker of the season and the golden boot.
Declan Rice And Jando Sancho Amongst Wishlist Target By Chelsea
Chelsea are also in market for a central midfielder and wide winger ahead of next season, with West Ham’s Declan Rice and Dortmund’s Jando Sancho top wishlist target by the club recruitment.
Rice, 22, has been monitoring by Chelsea hierarchy since last summer when Frank Lampard was in charge of the club, and with the Blues academy product produced remarkable performance throughout this campaign, reports by Daily Star claimed, the Blues will make a move for him this summer.
Sancho, meanwhile, has been heavily linked with move Stamford Bridge in recent weeks, and reports Sunday World furthermore claimed the Blues are step up their efforts to land the wide winger.
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.
There are also set to be a number of outgoings with Callum Hudson-Odoi among the players whose future is uncertain as Dortmund plot to sign the England international.
Olivier Giroud, who was an unused substitute against Manchester City in the Champions League final, is likely to leave when his contract expires at the end of next month.
Tammy Abraham finished the season as Chelsea’s joint-top scorer with 12 goals also set for depart while AC Milan close in on £25m deal to make Fikayo Tomori’s loan deal from Chelsea to permanent.