Two-time UEFA Champions League winners, Chelsea FC have reportedly identified Italy -based Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen as solution to the teams attack.
According to the Telegraph and multiple news outlets in Italy, Chelsea FC is prepared to make a January bid for Osimhen.
The sum, according to reports will dwarf the 106-pounds paid for the transfer of Enzo Fernandez .
The Blues are also boosted by reports that the Nigerian striker is not happy at Napoli.
As per CalcioNews24, Osimhen has handed a transfer request at Napoli and will push for a move away from the club, a situation the Blues will exploit to sign the 2022/2023 Italian Serie A top-scorer.
Last-season, the Nigerian striker scored 26-goals to help Napoli win their first Scudetto since 1990.
His profile and workrate interests Chelsea big-wigs who believes he will improve the teams frontline.
Nicolas Jackson and Armando Broja, are the clubs current center forward options but have failed to fire the club into at-least the English Premier League big-six this season.
Nigeria’s Osimhen is considered the perfect fit and a central figure in attack like club legend, Didier Drogba who flourished as the clubs lead-striker.
Meanwhile, Victor Osimhen marked his return from injury with a match-winning assist as Napoli SSC defeated Atalanta 1-2 at the Gewiss Stadium on Saturday, November 25.
The Nigerian striker was introduced in the 64th minute and was able to set-up Elijf Elymas to score the winning goal in the 78th minute of the match.
New Napoli manager, Walter Mazzarri was taking charge of his first game and had first glimpse of Osimhen in matchday action.
In his bid to rescue the clubs floundering start to the 2023/2024 season, Mazzarri will have task of convincing Osimhen to stay on in Naples, after what has been a turbulent past few months off the field of play.