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Chelsea are interested in recruiting Victor Osimhen at the forthcoming transfer window, with a view to strengthening their attack.
Osimhen, Serie A’s top scorer last season with 26 goals, is one of the most sought-after strikers in the world, but Napoli have been working for several months to extend his contract at the Stadio Maradona beyond 2025. The 24-year-old is unlikely to sign a new deal any time soon and, according to the Telegraph, Chelsea will make life even more difficult for the Partenopei as they have made Osimhen their main attacking transfer target. According to reports, the Blues are ready to invest over £100 million in the Nigerian striker to try and sign him even in January, even though he is unlikely to leave during the winter mercato. Osimhen could become the most expensive signing in Premier League history, surpassing Enzo Fernandez, who moved to Stamford Bridge for £106.8 million, or around €122 million in January 2023.