According to reports from Italy, Chelsea might be able to complete the spectacular transfer of Victor Osimhen from Napoli at the end of the current campaign.
In order to persuade the player of their project, the Blues will need to qualify for the upcoming Champions League, according to Mattino di Napoli.
Early on in the Serie A season, where they are attempting to retain their championship, Osimhen has picked up exactly where he left off the previous year.
On the heels of a 26-goal league season in Italy on their route to winning it all, he has three goals in as many games.
This summer, he attracted a lot of transfer speculation, with Chelsea being one of the teams most closely associated with signing him.
Napoli’s asking fee, nevertheless, was thought to be too expensive for any European clubs. Additionally, they rejected significant inquiries from the Saudi League.
Osimhen might sign with Chelsea.
Despite these denials, it appears to be one of football’s best kept secrets that he will be moving in the near future.
It has been said that the Blues might reconsider the potential move, but winning the Champions League next season will be crucial to winning over the player.
They would need to improve a little from their early-season form in order to achieve this, which would need them to finish in the top four or possibly top five in the Premier League.
As a result of just one victory in their first four games, Mauricio Pochettino’s team is currently positioned in the bottom part of the standings.
Their problems with striking are mostly to blame for their problems, with Nicolas Jackson in particular having a rocky transition to life at Stamford Bridge.