Chelsea ‘confident’ of signing top 24-year-old striker – report
Chelsea are confident of completing a deal to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton this summer, say reports
Antonio Conte is still “confident” of Chelsea completing a deal to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton this summer, according to reports in the British media.
The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the west London club are still looking to tie up a deal for the Belgium international as Conte looks to bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge.
The west London side have been heavily linked with a move for the 24-year-old striker this summer but the Blues have not yet been able to complete a deal for the forward, who left Chelsea to join Everton three years ago.
Lukaku was one of the Premier League’s top strikers last season, scoring 25 goals and making six assists in 37 top-flight games last term.
Conte is thought to be keen to bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge this summer as he prepares his team for a return to the Champions League next season.
The Italian enjoyed a fruitful first campaign in England after leading the Blues to the Premier League title in his debut campaign in charge at Stamford Bridge.
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