Chelsea told to try and sign brilliantly gifted £70M valued star
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has been encouraged to complete the signing of Rafael Leao as a possible replacement for Hakim Ziyech
Despite arriving at the club with a massive reputation as one of the best wingers in the game – Ziyech has failed to live up to the hype and expectations that many had placed on his head after he decided to move to London
And it has been pretty clear that he will not be part of the long-term plans of Graham Potter – which has led to suggestions that we are very much open to the idea of letting the winger leave the club
23-year-old AC Milan star Leao was heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in the summer as the club looked to bolster their front-three – but a move never materialised and, in the end, he stayed put
However – it is no secret that the club is still keen on the man and it is widely expected that a move will be made at the end of the season to try and get a deal done – with Milan valuing the attacker at £70 million
Now – amid all the speculation – reporter Iomie Stanley has opened up and encouraged the board to make a move to sign Leao as a possible replacement for Ziyech or Christian Pulisic – who has also been linked with a move away
He said: “He’s tall, powerful, fast and physical. He’s got a great ability to score goals, as well as anger and ambition.
“He’d be a good signing. If an English club is able to buy him, then they should go for it as he will provide a lot of goals and adapt to the league quickly.”
‘He really has alot of potential and quality to come to the Premier League and fit in with the players that are already there
“Look at the dressing room. How many international players and quality players are there? he would have not problem challenging for a starting spot right now at Stamford Bridge
“I’m pretty sure he will be on the move soon and Chelsea would be fools to not make a move for the man’
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