Five Strikers Chelsea Can Sign In The Summer – Cavani, Benteke And Others


Following concerns for lack of a consistent attack line by the club in the ending season, the coach is planning on reinforcing the striking department. Here are five players the club can sign to improve the up-front line.

Christian Benteke

The 24 years old Belgian was once a transfer target of the side back in 2013. But the deal fell through, and he remained with Aston Villa. He has gone ahead to score 22 goals in 52 games for the club. The Zaire-born 6ft plus is a strong player and he relies on his physical ability while on field. Such signing will be ideal for Chelsea.

Mauro Icardi

Argentine and Inter forward, Icardi currently has 20 goals in 40 appearances for his club. Just in his sophomore season with Inter, but has gone ahead to establish himself as a starter at 22 years of age. The player’s deal ends next summer, but he is not willing to stay any longer in Italy, and has refused to further talks concerning contract renewal. Chelsea can get him for 21.7 million pounds.

Edison Cavani

PSG striker has found the back of the net 13 times in the Ligue one. The forward who has been made to play in a role accommodating Zlatan has reportedly ask for permission to leave the club at the end of the season. The Uruguayan was once wanted at Stamford bridge two seasons ago. A chance to bring him to the club is presenting himself to the blues’ management.

Enner Valencia

The Ecuador international is only in his debut season in the EPL, but is gradually becoming a strike force to reckon with in England. The West Ham United forward has 27 league appearances already. He is fit for role of backup striker at the Stamford bridge.

Alexandre Lacezette

French man Lacezette currently tops the French league top scorers log. Prolific, strong and good on ball. He wants to leave Lyon, and Chelsea are making a 25-million pound move on him. The 23 year-old is perfect for the EPL outfits.

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