When it comes to the transfer market, Chelsea are simply one of the best in the business.
The latest reports in England and Germany suggest that Chelsea are preparing mega offer for Robin Gosens.
The 26-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
Atalanta spent 900,000 euros to sign the Germany international from Heracles Almelo in the summer of 2017. The 26-year-old has two years left on his current contract which expires in 2022.
The left-back has featured in 38 matches for Atalanta this term, netting 10 goals and providing 8 assists in all competitions.
He is 26-year-old and has his peak years ahead.
Robin Gosens is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queuing up to pursue his signature.
Adding a left-back remains Chelsea’s top priority this summer and Frank Lampard will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.
Gosens has been long term target of Lampard as the manager look to bolster his defensive options for the next season. His arrival would give Chelsea some much needed tactical flexibility.
The 26-year-old has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report, “Chelsea are ready to table a bid for Atalanta fullback Robin Gosens. The 26-year-old has played a major role in the Serie A club’s successful season in both Italy and Europe, with the Bergamo club sitting in third place and looking ahead to a Champions League quarter-final against PSG. Kicker says Blues manager Frank Lampard is keen on signing the Dutch-German defender, ahead of Leicester City full-back Ben Chilwell. The west London club are among a host of top European clubs looking to pen Gosens’ signature this summer. The same report says that Juventus are willing to pay the £27million asking price slapped on by Atalanta, while Inter Milan are keen to add Gosens to their squad having already signed Dortmund right wing-back Achraf Hakimi this summer. There is also significant interest from German clubs, with Schalke long-term admirers of the 26-year-old.”
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Atalanta are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the left-back, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Good signing for Chelsea?
The 26-year-old Germany international could be a very good squad player for Frank Lampard over the next few years. He is at the peak of his career right now and Lampard could bring out the best in him.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Chelsea.
The ball is in Chelsea’s court and they need to take a decision on signing Gosens.
It will be interesting to see if Chelsea can beat their rivals to the left-back’s signature.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.