The defending Premier League champions Chelsea have reportedly made a huge £62m bid for the young promising Torino striker Andrea Belotti.
The highly talented Italian forward, who had scored 26 goals in the last season for his present club in 35 league appearances, has been a long term Chelsea target since the opening of the summer transfer window.
Reportedly, Chelsea have already had a very frustrating beginning of the season following their disappointed transfer business so far. Their major target Romelu Lukaku has already been snatched by their Premier League rivals Manchester United for a record transfer fee. Apart from that, they have failed to secure many of their key targets including the Juventus star Alex Sandro. Their outgoing striker Diego Costa had let them be of urgency to sign a new forward. Although they have secured a the Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata for a record transfer amount of £62m, their urgency has even been more catalyzed as another of their Michy Batshuayi has been under the radar of the French giants. Reportedly, Chelsea have already received a £36m bid from the League-1 side Lille for their unsettled Belgian striker.
In this situation, the reigning champions of the Premier League are desperate to sign another striker to secure their squad depth. But according to a report, the Serie-A side Torino has set a £88m as the release clause of their 23-year-old sensation. So, it is believed that the bid from Chelsea might not be enough mouth watering to let the Serie-A team think twice.
As the closure of the transfer window is very near, so, Chelsea man-in-charge Antonio Conte has to be efficient enough to sign his desired player. It is believed that the Italian manager wishes to increase his squad depth by signing at least of three players including a central defender, a wing-back and a forward.
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