In light of the fact that Chelsea is still interested in signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a striker for Barcelona, Fabrizio Romano has provided his unique perspective on what might happen next.
It appears that the Blues will have difficulty signing the Gabon international since Barcelona is now demanding more money than they are prepared to offer.
Aubameyang is unquestionably the correct player for Chelsea, according to Romano, who today wrote about what may happen in his exclusive CaughtOffside piece.
Romano also claims that Barcelona must trade Aubameyang in order for them to sign Jules Kounde, which may perhaps work in Chelsea’s favour as they try to negotiate a better price.
According to Romano, the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transaction is a game of tactics.
Chelsea don’t want to invest more than £15 million plus add-ons since they know Barcelona must sell in order to sign Jules Kounde, while Barcelona knows Thomas Tuchel prioritises signing Auba and is demanding €30 million.
“I think €20 million would be a reasonable price for an important striker given that the transfer window closes in one week; he is the appropriate player for Tuchel who already is familiar with Aubameyang, who was a star for him while they were both playing for Borussia Dortmund.
After allowing Romelu Lukaku to depart earlier in the summer, Chelsea must undoubtedly get someone up front as soon as possible.
The Belgian international’s time at Stamford Bridge did not go well, but this Blues team is now without a reliable center-forward.
Fans will undoubtedly want this situation to be rectified as quickly as possible since, despite the fact that Aubameyang isn’t perfect owing to his age, he appears to be a good short-term alternative for Tuchel and company.
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