Chelsea FC sent scouts to watch Lyon, RB Leipzig strikers – report

Chelsea FC had scouts at Lyon's draw with RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Tuesday night, according to a report

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Chelsea FC sent scouts to watch both Moussa Dembele and Timo Werner in Lyon’s 2-2 draw with RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Tuesday night, according to a report in England.

The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues had scouts in attendance for the Champions League clash as the Premier League sign weigh up a potential move for a striker in January.

Chelsea FC are now in a position where they can sign new players in the January transfer window after the Blues had their transfer ban overturned.

According to the same story, the west London outfit are keen to bring in a new striker to provide England international Tammy Abraham with competition for a starting spot.

The Daily Mail report goes on to add that Dembele has been a long-term target for Chelsea FC, who have been regularly linked with the France international since his move to Lyon from Celtic in 2017.

The English media outlet describe Werner as one of the most sought-after strikers in Europe give his prolific form for Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig.

Werner got on the score-sheet in RB Leipzig’s 2-2 draw with Lyon to take his goal-scoring record this season to 20 goals in 24 games.

Chelsea FC booked their place in the Champions League last 16 thanks to a 2-1 win over Lille on Tuesday night.

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