According to le10 sport, Chelsea have an interest in finalizing Lille striker Victor Osimhen and centre-back Gabriel this summer, and they have actually called the Ligue 1 outfit about theduo
Blues boss Frank Lampard wishes to reinforce his attack and defence next term in order to install a strong title obstacle, and the Lille stars are on his radar.
Osimhen, 21, who has actually been tipped to be the next Drogba in the French league, has actually scored 18 goals throughout all competitions this term, and is bring in the likes of Liverpool and Barcelona.
While Tammy Abraham has actually been outstanding for Chelsea this term, scoring 13 league goals, the England international might do with quality competition and cover, and his fellow Nigerian might assist supply that and keep him on his toes.
The Stamford Bridge outfit likewise want to reinforce at the back, and while he has currently had a medical at Everton, Gabriel is still very much desired by Chelsea as he is yet to sign any handle the Toffees.
Everton and Lille had actually supposedly reached a contract for an offer worth ₤19 million, however absolutely nothing has actually been made official yet due to the present hiatus, with Carlo Ancelotti’s side keen to wait up until football resumes prior to making things concrete.
Gabriel’s agents are now open up to other choices, and with Champions League football nearly ensured at Stamford Bridge next season (and wages greater than the ₤ 1.7 million-a-year Everton are providing), Chelsea might have a possibility of landing their man.
The 22- year-old has actually been a key player for Lille this season, including in 30 games throughout all competitions, and it will be intriguing to see if Lampard’s side can wind up turning his head with their offer in spite of the contract with the Merseysiders.