Chelsea set to bid for Hirving Lozano
Chelsea are reportedly one of many clubs keeping tabs on Mexico international.
The reports in England suggested that Chelsea are set to bid for Hirving Lozano.
The Mexico international was signed by Napoli in August 2019 from PSV for a fee of 45 million euros. He has a contract until 2024 with the club.
The winger has found the back of the net on 4 occasions and picked up 4 assists in 30 matches this season across various competitions.
He is considered to be one of the best wingers in Mexico. Lozano has also scored 16 goals in 63 games for his country.
Hirving Lozano is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queuing up to pursue his signature.
Chelsea are delving into the transfer market for an experienced winger and have done well to identify the 27-year-old as a potential target.
The Mexico international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of winger Graham Potter wants to target in the summer transfer window.
The former PSV man has got the skillset to give Potter more options in the final third. He will add more quality to Chelsea’s attack.
According to the report, “Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea are being linked with Napoli winger Hirving Lozano. The runaway Serie A leaders are braced for a summer bidding war over the Mexico star, 27. The hottest speculation is that Chelsea will launch a huge offer, despite all of Graham Potter’s spending in January. But a string of other European clubs are said to be keen, including United, the table-topping Gunners and Liverpool. Indeed, Lozano has been one of the Italian giant’s most important players this term, with them currently sitting 15 points clear at the top of the table.”
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Chelsea will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Napoli to the negotiating table. The Blues have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.
The Italian club are preparing to sell their winger should they receive a massive offer for him.
Good signing for Chelsea?
If Chelsea and Graham Potter are seriously considering a winger, Lozano could also prove to be a smart option.
A winger of Hirving Lozano’s ceiling will be a massive addition to Chelsea squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Potter’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his attacking department.
It will be interesting to see whether Chelsea will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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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.