Chelsea Transfer News: According to Football Insider, Lautaro Martinez is interested in a transfer to the Premier League. He has been mentioned as one of Mauricio Pochettino’s first targets as Chelsea’s manager.
The former Tottenham manager has verbally agreed to a three-year deal in West London. He is widely anticipated to be named the club’s third manager in the Todd Boehly era. Furthermore, he is already preparing for the next transfer window in the summer.
The Premier League is often mentioned in connection with Martinez’s transfer. However, the World Cup champion has never signed a contract. For Argentina, the attacker had a tough time standing out during the World Cup. However, he has been in incredible form for Inter Milan this year.
According to reports, Chelsea has been given significant help in their pursuit of Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez, who has shown interest in a move to the Premier League
In 52 games in all competitions, the 25-year-old striker has scored 25 goals and assisted on 10 more. This week, the clutch striker also scored the game-winning goal for Inter in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final matchup against AC Milan, sending them to the final in Istanbul.
It’s no secret that Inter Milan is having financial trouble. With a contract that runs until 2026, Martinez is a valuable asset who might fetch £70 million from Serie A’s biggest clubs.
The striker shortage at Chelsea has been well-documented for quite some time. Despite a massive recruiting effort over the previous two transfer windows, they have failed to produce goals all season. Kai Havertz is the club’s leading scorer with just seven goals. Only two teams, West Ham United and Wolves, have less prolific leading scorers. Only one other player has more than three goals.
Martinez, one of the best attackers in the world right now, is a great fit for Pochettino’s system because of his unrelenting work rate
Since Chelsea has already privately committed to buying Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig in a massive deal, Martinez is considered the most realistic striker acquisition for the Blues, with any move for Napoli’s high-priced ace Victor Osimhen likely to become tricky.
Martinez, one of the best attackers in the world right now, is a great fit for Pochettino’s system because of his unrelenting work rate. The 25-year-old has all the qualities necessary to succeed in a Pochettino squad. So, this acquisition might prove vital.
Romelu Lukaku still has a chance to make an impact at Stamford Bridge, according to Martinez, who will discuss the Belgian’s future with Mauricio Pochettino. It will be intriguing to see whether Chelsea, despite not participating in European football next season, can pull off this mega deal when the summer transfer market opens.
AC Milan is eager to add Ruben Loftus-Cheek, as reported by Fabrizio Romano. It’s possible that the 27-year-old will be leaving the club this summer. Meanwhile, AC Milan is planning to revamp its roster for the next season. They’re looking to bolster their midfield as soon as possible. And Loftus-Cheek, who now plays for Chelsea, is one of their top transfer targets.
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