Chelsea To Bid Club Record fee for Andrea Belloti

 

 

Belotti, 23, has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea and is seen as Antonio Contes preferred replacement for Diego Costa. After loosing out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United Conte has become agitated with Chelsea’s board.

This has fuelled rumours that he will quit The Blues this summer. The club is desperate to keep there star manager who won the premier league this season and is willing to meet Torinos 88 million pound evaluation for the Italian forward. Chelsea will reportedly submit their big for Belloti at the end of this week.

The Blues look to be in pole position to land the Italian striker as they will be the only club bidding on him. Torino chief Urbano Cairo told the press earlier this week that”They weren’t real offers, but there were contacts”.

Chelsea are also reportedly interested in Spanish striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid who was previously linked with Manchester United.