Crystal palace winger is the main transfer target for Chelsea

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In this transfer window Chelsea is looking to bolster their squad. The blues have set their focus on Crystal palace winger Michael Olise.

Why Chelsea want the Crystal Palace winger?

The young French winger has lighten up the Premier League with his blistering pace and lethal finishing ability. In the last transfer window, Chelsea activated his release clause for £35m. But the deal collapsed at the advanced stages. It is being said that Crystal Palace authority didn’t like the fact that Chelsea directly approached the winger. This is the main reason that prevented Chelsea to land £35m attacker at Stamford Bridge. But now Crystal Palace have raised the amount of release clause for Michael Olise which is approximately £60m. According to various sources teams like Bayern Munich, Newcastle United, Manchester United are also in the race to sign the 22 year old french winger. That is why Chelsea want to complete the deal as soon as possible.

Chelsea want wingers who will have the ability to score goals as well as to provide assists. Chelsea hierarchy believe that Michael Olise is certainly the player they are looking for.

Behind the scenes

Recently Chelsea have signed right wingers like Noni Madueke, Kendry Paez, Estavio Willian. Yet they are also signing the Crystal Palace winger. According to various sources it is being said that Madueke can leave Chelsea because of the transfer of Michael Olise. But the trusted sources are saying a different story.

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They are saying that the club want to create a competition at the right wing position. If the club can pull of the signing of Michael Olise, both Madueke and Olise will compete for the same spot. This will improve the tams attacking performance under Enzo Maresca. In this season, Chelsea finished in sixth position. But they are not satisfied with this position. So, they want to improve more. That’s why they want to bring in new players.

Transition period for the blues

These few years Chelsea is going through a transition period. Recently they changed their owner Roman Abramhovic. Now the new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is building a new long term project for Chelsea. He is changing players, managers, club hierarchy positions and all. These changes have also affected the club’s performance. But now it seems that things have settled down at Stamford Bridge.

In every part of the pitch they are bringing in new players. Last season they bought Moises Caicedo, Enzo Fernandez, Mikhailo Mudryk, Axel Disasi, Robert Sanchez, Malo Gusto, Nicolas Jackson. Although they started the season with some sloppy performances, but later they gained their old form. Eventually they going into the European spot.


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