Transfer News Live: Chelsea Set to sign Dries Martens As They Lose out on Krzysztof Piatek
Chelsea are going to make an offer to Napoli for striker Dries Mertens that the Italian club cannot refuse, it has been claimed. The Blues will go into deadline day with the aim of making Mertens their newest recruit but Chelsea have already had an attempt to sign Mertens pushed back by Napoli.
Frank Lampard’s side are said to have bid £5m for the Belgian, but Napoli want close to £15millio, while the option of a loan has also been discussed.
And according to the Mirror, Chelsea will put in an offer on deadline day which will be too hard for Napoli to think about turning down.
Chelsea have been in the market for a striker throughout all of January but have yet to find their man.
Barcelona believe Chelsea winger Willian will join them in next 48 hours. Barca are looking to land him for a fee, believed to be £20m, before Friday’s deadline.
Chelsea is in talks with Napoli striker Dreis Mertens nd Barcelona also bid Willian on £ 27m
Chelsea are capable of challenging for the Premier League inside the next two years, says Glenn Hoddle, but only if they get their recruitment right as Pedro and Willian appear destined to leave.
Krzysztof Piatek joins Hertha Berlin from Milan for announced €27m
Hertha Berlin have reported the €27m marking of Krzysztof Piatek from AC Milan only a day prior to the exchange window closes.
The Bundesliga outfit have battled off solid challenge from London clubs Tottenham and Chelsea for the Poland striker’s mark.
Talking following the affirmation, Hertha’s overseeing chief Michael Preetz said on Thursday: With Krzysztof we have a profoundly skilled assailant who is noteworthy at the most significant level of his goalscoring and assaulting quality, both in Serie An and in the national group. ‘Through him, we currently have much greater quality in all out attack mode.’
Milan additionally said on an announcement: “air conditioning Milan reports the concurrence with Hertha BSC for the complete exchange of the player Krzysztof Piątek to the German Club.”
“The Club might want to thank the player for his expert duty and wants him to enjoy all that life has to offer for his future profession.”