Next stop Stamford Bridge as Chelsea to hand bargain Premier League star Alderweireld ‘great deal’ move?
Now there are reports that Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will be handed around £200 million to acquire players next summer, and he should make a move for Tottenham ace Toby Alderweireld.
Now we all know that Chelsea were unable to go out and splash the cash on some big named players as they were banned from acquiring any players for at least two transfer windows, and although they did appeal the ban, they only managed to tie down a permanent deal for Mateo Kovacic and bring in Christian Pulisic.
News boss Frank Lampard has a massive job on his hands trying to get the best out of the experienced players, while also giving the younger generation more of a chance at Stamford Bridge, as he could not improve the squad.
But with the sales of a number of first-team players, the Blues made a massive £130 million in sales this summer and that is to be reinvested into the club next summer, as Lampard will reportedly get around £200 million to spend on new players.
And we have suggested that the Chelsea boss goes out and buys a number of top-class signings, with Alderweireld next on the list.
Regarded as one of the finest defenders in the Premier League and one of the biggest reasons why Spurs have been so good defensively in the last few seasons. But he is out of contract at the end of the season and will be available to leave Spurs for nothing at the end of the season.
If Chelsea were able to make a move for Alderweireld this summer they would have made a move, they have been long-time admirers of the Belgian and saw his £25 million price tag as an absolute bargain.
He is the leader that they need at the back, that the younger generation need, and he would suit the style of play that Lampard wants to get across to his players, he would be an absolute steal next summer.
The Blues will go big in the transfer window next year, will have this big time budget to spend on new players, but saving their money and nailing down Alderweireld for nothing could be one of the best moves that Chelsea, and Lampard possibly make.
He still has a few years left at the very top of the game and as we said, is just the type if leader that this current Chelsea side are lacking.
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