World Cup star set to make Chelsea FC decision – report

Aleksandr Golovin is set to decide between AS Monaco and Chelsea FC in the transfer window, according to a report

Chelsea FC manager Maurizio Sarri Photo: The Sport Review

Aleksandr Golovin is set to decide between a move to Chelsea FC and AS Monaco, according to a report in France.

French media outlet RMC, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that Chelsea FC are battling with AS Monaco to sign the 23-year-old playmaker in the summer transfer window.

The same article states that Chelsea FC and AS Monaco have both satisfied CSKA Moscow’s financial demands to leave Golovin with a straight choice between the two clubs.

According to the same story, FA Cup winners Chelsea FC are desperate to sign the impressive Russia international following an underwhelming transfer window so far.

Golovin scored one goal and made two assists in a 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in Russia’s opening World Cup fixture on home soil before he went on to impressive in their run to the quarter-finals.

Chelsea FC sacked Antonio Conte earlier this month before ex-Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri took over the reins from his compatriot after being linked with the Stamford Bridge role all summer.

The Blues have only signed Italy international Jorginho in a £57m deal from Serie A side Napoli to improve their options in the middle of the park ahead of the new season.

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