Chelsea teenager Armando Broja might be introduced into the first-team squad for the approaching season if the west London membership fail to land a brand new striker within the switch market this summer time.
Thomas Tuchel has made a brand new, prolific frontman his prime precedence as he targets the Premier League title, however the membership have to this point been thwarted of their makes an attempt to land primary goal Erling Haaland.
Borussia Dortmund are adamant the Norwegian ahead won’t be leaving the membership even when they obtain a £150million provide – over twice the worth of a launch clause that turns into energetic subsequent yr.
That has seen Chelsea discover different choices and they’re now revisiting the potential for luring Bundesliga topscorer Robert Lewandowski away from Bayern Munich.
However that’s one other very troublesome deal to attempt to pull off and the west Londoners might want to pay round £50m for a 33-year-old – although their want for a confirmed, top-level finisher offers them treasured few choices to select from.
According to Goal.com, it’s potential that Chelsea don’t signal a brand new ahead in any respect this summer time and as an alternative promote from inside.
The participant who’s ‘entrance of the queue’ to be promoted is 19-year-old ahead Broja, who loved a really promising mortgage spell at Vitesse final season.
Academy graduate Broja netted 10 instances and was joint-topscorer for the Dutch facet and was just lately handed a bumper new contract that can preserve him at Stamford Bridge till 2026.
The Albanian teen has impressed Tuchel in pre-season already, enjoying 45 minutes towards Peterborough in a behind-closer-doors pleasant and incomes a spot within the squad for this week’s coaching camp in Eire.
Not solely did he arrange Hakim Ziyech however he additionally bought on the scoresheet himself, saying afterwards: ‘It’s loopy. After I was youthful I by no means truly thought I’d be ready like this so I’m grateful each day to my household, to everybody who’s supported me, for the place I’m in.
‘It’s a pleasant place to be, you be taught from a few of the greatest gamers on the earth. You’re round first-team gamers who’re enjoying frequently within the Champions League, who received the Champions League, so it’s good to be taught from them and so they’ll assist you out as nicely, as a result of they’re all pretty individuals and know you’re youthful and attempting to develop.
‘It’s like a giant household right here, so it’s very nice to only discuss to the boys and practice each day, it’s been a extremely optimistic couple of weeks.’
Utilising Broja would additionally enable Chelsea to make a recent transfer for Haaland subsequent summer time when the Dortmund striker would price simply £65m attributable to a launch clause in his contract – although there shall be loads of rivals for his signature.
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