Reports claim that Chelsea might gave to sell Cristian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech before they can sign Joao Felix. Chelsea are among the other European clubs who are interested to sign Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix. The Portuguese player himself wishes to leave the Spanish club in January. The Portuguese in enjoying an amazing World Cup as they face Morocco in the Quarter Finals. According to several news outlets, Arsenal and Manchester United are all following the player closely. It is understood that the Portuguese international is highly rated as has a £ 86 million price tag attached to him.
Chelsea might have to sell Pulisic and Ziyech
The reports regarding Chelsea’s interest in signing the player is interesting. They claim that Chelsea might have to offload some players to sign the forward. Current attacking options Pulisic and Ziyech are the ones that the club is thinking of selling. Football pundits refer to Felix as a ‘world-class’ striker. The center-forward can also play in the wings and has scored goals for both Benfica and Atletico Madrid. It would indeed be interesting to see how Felix settles down in Premier League’s fast-paced football. However, selling both Ziyech and Pulisic just to fund one striker could be a bit much for Chelsea. Both Pulisic and Ziyech have shown immense quality at the World Cup for their national teams. It would be a real loss for Chelsea if they were to lose out to both of them.
The Spanish club would be looking to sell Felix to a Premier League club for financial benefits. While Arsenal can try to sign the player for a striker, Chelsea though might lose both Ziyech and Pulisic in one transfer window. Both players have shown very little quality at Chelsea this summer, hence adding a new player to the attacking line-up will not do any harm to the Chelsea team.
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