Chelsea Make Final Decision On On-Loan Striker After Club-Record £25m Bid
It was earlier reported by the reliable Fabrizio Romano that Southampton want to sign Armando Broja on a permanent deal – here is all you need to know about this report;
The bid: Southampton are reportedly ready to bid a club-record £25m for the striker. They have not sent in the offer yet but will do so soon enough.
Broja’s reaction and preference: As per Goal.com, Broja is likely to wait until the end of the season to see if Thomas Tuchel has him in his plans. He ‘dreams’ of playing for the Blues, but ‘would rather’ be a starter now.
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What Saints need to do to convince Blues: As per Di Marzio, Southampton would have to insert a buy-back clause in the deal if Chelsea agreed to sell. Roma had to do the same with Tammy Abraham.
Chelsea’s stance on the matter: Chelsea are in ‘no rush’ to make a decision over his future so soon. They will also likely wait until the summer to speak with Broja and decide what to do.
Interest of other clubs: Several Premier League clubs are keeping an eye open about the situation. West Ham are the ones named in the report by Goal.com as another interested party.