Chelsea FC , have been tipped to sign $38m Dries Mertens from Napoli FC ahead of Timo Werner, RB Liepzig and Arsenal FC Striker, Pierre Emerick Augbameyang has they searched for a new striker in Stamford Bridge.
The blues for the past few months , have been desperately in search of a prolific striker. Although, Tammy Abraham has impressed the blues faithfuls but with the club battling on many prestigious titles , they must establish a squad with enough depth.
Olivier Giroud and Michy Bathshuayi also have not also been able to meet up to standard because of their frequent dip in form, the former recently been called back into the first team due to Abraham’s recent injury.
According to reports coming in, the chelsea coach, frank lampard is willing to bring mertens to the stamford bridge.
The Belgian will be available on a free transfer, According to transfer intermediary Vincenzo Morabito, he has been in touch several times.
“Mertens had originally said he wanted to stay at Napoli, but then his lawyer started offering him to various international clubs, meaning something changed between the player and the Azzurri,” Morabito said
The belgian has scored 121 goals since arrival in Napoli.