Chelsea who have set their priorities to bring a world-class attacker in the summer as Frank Lampard eyes a major rebuild of the team. Chelsea’s Supremo Roman Abramovich has reportedly sanctioned the £97million move to sign Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez.
22-year of Lautaro Martinez is one of the hottest attacking property in Europe as various heavyweight clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona and even Manchester United have all been linked with the signing of the mercurial forward. Barcelona are largely regarded as Chelsea’s main competitor to sign the striker but Blues are ready to Outbid the Catalan giants to the signing of the striker.
Martinez has been in outstanding form this season having scored 20-goals in all competitions whilst also impressing in the Champions League this season and this form has impressed Chelsea’s billionaire owner Roman Abramovich who has now reportedly given Chelsea’s transfer Chiefs the go ahead to sign the player.
Frank Lampard has had to depend on Tammy Abraham for goals this season as the likes of Giroud and Batshuayi have failed to find the back of the net consistently, this has led to the outcry for a prolific forward at Chelsea.
Barcelona were ready to sign the Argentine striker but they’re unwilling to meet Inter Milan’s valuation of the striker due to ungoing Financial Failplay restrictions, this has given Chelsea the go ahead to Outbid Barcelona and trigger the release clause of the striker.
Martinez will be able to form an outstanding strike force with Tammy Abraham and he will likely be Chelsea’s main man. Frank Lampard will be hoping Chelsea are able to complete a deal which will be a massive boost to Chelsea’s hunt for glory.