Chelsea are contemplating making a transfer for Crystal Palace ahead Wilfried Zaha as they bid to bolster their assault earlier than the switch window closes, 90min understands.
The Blues allowed Romelu Lukaku to return to Inter earlier in the summertime, with Timo Werner additionally set to return to his former membership RB Leipzig, and are anxious so as to add to their attacking choices having solely introduced in Raheem Sterling from Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis.
Chelsea are on the lookout for a central striker but in addition need to add a large participant, and having already missed out on Raphinha to Barcelona, 90min has realized that they’re doing their homework on Ivory Coast worldwide Zaha.
Zaha has simply 12 months left on his present deal at Selhurst Park and sources near the participant have indicated he would love the possibility to play Champions League soccer – one thing that eluded him throughout his transient stint at Manchester United 9 years in the past.
The 29-year-old might now get the possibility with a transfer throughout London and he’s understood to be on the checklist of co-owner Todd Boehly, who’s determined to present Thomas Tuchel all of the choices required to mount a title problem.
Palace had been open to discussing a brand new cope with Zaha – their highest paid participant – however realise this summer time is the final likelihood they should money in on their star flip.
90min additional understands that Palace are excited by a variety of Chelsea gamers who may very well be included in a deal.
In addition to an ongoing curiosity in Conor Gallagher – who was Palace’s Participant of the 12 months throughout his mortgage spell final season – they’re additionally one of many sides displaying a liking for Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Hudson-Odoi is cautious his first workforce probabilities could also be restricted below Tuchel and that was confirmed on the opening day of the season when he didn’t even make the bench for his or her win at Everton.
Sources have instructed 90min that the 21-year-old, who’s now again to full health, feels he wants first-team soccer this season and is able to push for a transfer. Quite a lot of golf equipment are displaying an curiosity in Hudson-Odoi, together with Borussia Dortmund, whereas Newcastle, West Ham, Leicester, Southampton and Everton have additionally registered an curiosity.
However Palace are additionally very a lot within the hunt and a transfer in the other way to Zaha might swimsuit each events.