Chelsea Transfer Talk: Lampard closes in on striker deal after agent makes announcement
Chelsea’s hopes of landing Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martínez have improved after his agent denied holding talks with Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Despite the Coronavirus putting a hold to the Premier League season and despite the fact that the transfer window is still months away, there has been alot of speculation in the media about possible arrivals to Stamford Bridge, with a striker on the agenda.
It is no secret that Frank Lampard is keen to improve this side with some big time signings, and reports in the media have suggested he will indeed get the £200 million it will take to sign some top-class, big-time names players in the summer, with a striker on the list
Olivier Giroud is seemingly destined to pack his bags and leave the club at the end of the season having failed to agree a move away in the January window, while Mitchy batshuayi is more of a thirds-choice striker that is only needed when the other two are injured or need to rest.
And it seems that Inter Milan striker Martinez is now on the shopping list as recent reports on Sport claimed that both the Blues and Manchester City have tabled an offer to the Italians for their impressive striker.
The striker moved to Milan back in 2018 and has gone onto to be their main talisman this season, netting 16-goals in just 31 appearances, and they are desperate to make sure they get the most money they can.
Now we have been handed a massive boost in their chase for the striker after his agent opened up and admitted talks have happened, but nothing further beyond that has been agreed, Alberto Yaque told Radio del Plata: “His constant growth makes the best teams in the world notice him and have that concept. Hopefully he will be rewarded for his effort. ”
“We have chatted with many people, but nothing more.
“For now those who call me are not directly employed by the club. There is nothing formal or serious.”