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Jhon Duran: A solution for a threatening striker problems of Chelsea?

Chelsea are eyeing on a late move for Aston Villa striker, Jhon Duran for their striker problems. Since Armando Broja is attracting interest from many clubs, Chelsea may consider selling him for Jhon Duran. Although, an injury to the striker may have affected the potential transfer.

Journalist Ben Jacobs has explained to GIVEMESPORT more on that, while also offering an update on Armando Broja’s future.

The Blues currently rely on Nikolas Jackson and Broja for their no.9 role but both are very inconsistent. Moreover, Christopher Nkunku has been injury-driven since he secured a move in summer. Therefore, the club is in a desperate need for a new striker who can lead at the front.

Replacing a youngster for a youngster may not look to make sense but it will help Chelsea in financial regulations of the club. Broja is an academy graduate and his sale will only come with a profit sustaining their balance sheet. Jacobs said on the situation that,

Armando Broja has concrete interest from Fulham and Wolves, who would prefer some kind of loan deal with an option or potentially an obligation at the right price. Chelsea’s perspective is that they would ideally like, for the right number, to consider a permanent sale. So loan with obligation or just an upfront transfer.

And there’s enough interest in Broja because along with Wolves and Fulham, you’ve got West Ham, who have held a historical interest. They made a £33m offer in the previous window, and even Aston Villa could potentially be one to watch, amid links to Jhon Duran. Chelsea were even considering him as one option, although they didn’t make an approach.”

Unai Emery was discussing Duran situation before Chelsea clash

Speaking before Chelsea’s clash against Aston Villa, Unai Emery clears the stance with Jhon Duran. He discussed the prospect of Duran leaving the club in the January transfer window, with plenty of rumours surrounding the striker. He said,

Jhon Duran is now injured, but I am happy with him. The last action against Everton he was injured. For the next weeks he is not going to be available.”

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