Chelsea and Man United chase £89m-rated 24-year-old striker – report
Chelsea and Manchester United are monitoring Andrea Belotti but face competition from Real Madrid, according to reports
Chelsea and Manchester United are set to rival Real Madrid for the signing of Andrea Belotti in the summer transfer window, according to reports.
The Daily Express is reporting that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho are keeping tabs on the 23-year-old striker.
According to the same article, Real Madrid are leading the race to sign Belotti after los Blancos learned about the striker’s £89m price tag.
The Italy international burst onto the European scene with 26 goals in 35 games in Serie A last season to prompt talk of a move to the Premier League.
Belotti has made a solid if unspectacular start to the current campaign after scoring three goals in eight appearances in the Italian top flight.
The Torino striker has also scored four goals in 13 games for the Italy national team but was powerless to prevent the Azzurri from losing 1-0 to Sweden over two legs in their World Cup playoff.
Belotti has scored 41 goals in 78 appearances in Serie A for Torino since his move to the Turin side from Palermo in the 2015 summer transfer window.
Chelsea and Manchester United were rivals in the summer for the signature of Romelu Lukaku and Alvar Morata.