Chelsea make £70m transfer offer for a striker after Mauricio Pochettino request.

Chelsea have reportedly made a £70m offer for Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic, as they look to sign a new striker this summer for incoming manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Pochettino’s biggest area of concern is up front, with Kai Havertz operating as Chelsea’s frontman for the majority of the 2022-23 season.

Despite Havertz’s talent, playing up top does not come naturally to him. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was hoped to provide regular goals following a deadline-day move from Barcelona last summer, but the former Arsenal captain has flopped at Stamford Bridge and is set to leave.

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Chelsea still have Romelu Lukaku on their books, but neither the club nor the player are keen for a reunion this summer, with the Belgian hoping to stay at Inter Milan.

According to ESPN, the Premier League club has already made an offer of approximately £70m to Juventus for the 23-year-old Serbian international.

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Vlahovic has three years remaining on his current contract with Juventus, but he is said to be keen on a move away from the club. He has scored 10 league goals this season and has also attracted interest from Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid.



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