Agent opens up and officially announces Chelsea talks to bring winger Corona to Stamford Bridge
Chelsea have stepped up their pursuit of Jesus Corona, with the player’s agent confirming talks have been held over a summer move.
It is no secret that Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is eager to strengthen his squad ahead of next season and add a few more wingers to the side, especially as it seems that both Willian and Pedro will be leaving the Bridge.
And that has led to alot of speculation that Chelsea will try and make a summer move to bring in Jadon Sancho, who is reportedly the Blues top target, but who will cost around £100 million to acquire.
The coronavirus may stop big transfer deals from getting done this transfer window meaning that Chelsea may miss out on Sancho, and The FC Porto star is considered a cheaper alternative to Jadon Sancho.
The 27-year-old is highly rated in Portugal, having bagged two goals and 17 assists from 41 outings this season, and the Mexican’s agent has now confirmed contact has been made by Chelsea over a move.
“At some point we talked to them,” Matias Bunge told Medio Tiempo.
“I cannot say if he’s option A, B or C, now they are rather rumours.
“We’ll have to wait a bit for this to continue moving forward and for the leagues to begin again, and from there see what the next movements will be because the market is a little bit stopped.
“He has two years left on his contract. He did awaken a lot of interest for his participation in this particular tournament (Primera Liga), which has been outstanding and at a high level.
“But now with the current situation of the virus everything has slowed down a bit, now the signings are in quarantine.”
Sancho is the number one target for sure, but if Chelsea are seeking a cheaper alternative to the England International, they need to still sign players that will make an impact on the side, and Corona could be that man.
As we said he is very highly rated in Europe with a number of clubs interested, so now that Chelsea have made contact, lets see if they push through to try and complete a transfe deal.
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