The Guardian, a British media outlet, reports that Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino wishes to strengthen the team further during the January transfer window. The position that is the most problematic is the number 9 center forward or center forward UFABET
Previously, Chelsea were rumored to be interested in Napoli’s Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen and Brentford’s England striker Ivan Toney. But the main obstacle was the price. It’s seriously high. While money is no problem for club chairman Todd Boehly, the issue lies with Financial Fair Play rules.
The Guardian’s report states that Ljokeres has emerged as a more likely new option to solve Pochettino’s immediate problems. Even though the Sweden striker recently moved to the club. Porting Lisbon has only been around for a few months.
Ljokeres has experience in the English league with Brighton & Hove Albion and has moved to Coventry City in the Championship for the 2022-23 season. For which Sporting will pay €20 million plus add-ons. Another 4 million euros was bought to join the team last July.
The 25-year-old striker has scored 15 goals in 18 games in all competitions. It was a Primera Liga goal, 9 goals in 12 games played. Even though the contract with Sporting has a release clause of 100 million euros, it is unlikely that it will happen.