Euro Football Rumours

Chelsea poised to land Freiburg striker Luca Waldschmidt

Luca Waldschmidt is a target for Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Chelsea are poised to land Freiburg striker Luca Waldschmidt.

The 23-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Germany international joined Freiburg from Hamburger SV for a fee in the region of 5 million euros in July 2018. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.

Luca Waldschmidt
Luca Waldschmidt

The 23-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Germany.

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Chelsea.

Frank Lampard wants to sign a new striker and Luca Waldschmidt is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The Germany international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of striker Lampard wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Chelsea are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.


Luca Waldschmidt would provide a good variety to Chelsea’s attack.

According to the report, “Chelsea will open talks with Freiburg over a deal for their striker Luca Waldschmidt. The 23-year-old has scored six goals in 16 appearances for the German club this season, but his campaign has been disrupted by several injuries since October. At the European Under-21 Championship last summer, Waldschmidt ended as the tournament’s top scorer with seven goals and was nicknamed ‘Il Bomber’ in reference to Germany legend Gerd Muller. Waldschmidt was subsequently given his senior debut for Germany and now has three caps for the national side.”


Freiburg would be wise to keep the Germany international, but if they do let him go expect it to be for a hefty sum.

The 23-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Chelsea squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Chelsea.

Chelsea fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see what happens when Chelsea come calling for Waldschmidt this summer.

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