Chelsea FC open talks to sign £27m-rated 22-year-old – report

Chelsea FC are in talks to sign CSKA Moscow's Aleksandr Golovin this summer, according to reports

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Chelsea FC have opened talks to sign CSKA Moscow’s Aleksandr Golovin this summer, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the west London side are keen on a deal to bring the Russia international to Stamford Bridge this summer as the Blues look to strengthen their squad ahead of next season.

According to the same story, CSKA Moscow would want a transfer fee of around £27m to sell Golovin this summer, and Chelsea FC believe that his creative talent would a considerable asset.

Chelsea FC are also said to be confident that the 22-year-old would have no problems in adapting to the rigours of the Premier League should he move to Stamford Bridge.

According to the report, Chelsea FC scouts believe that Golovin possesses similar qualities to Real Madrid playmaker Luka Modric.

It is also claimed that any move for Golovin would likely rule out the possibility of signing Nice midfielder Jean Seri this summer.

Meanwhile, Chelsea FC are yet to officially confirm any new signings this summer after having finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last season.

The west London side will have to make do without any Champions League football next term.

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