Chelsea ahead of Barcelona to sign a world-class goal scorer this summer

Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel are said to be in prime position as they are leading the race to sign up a world-class striker.

Chelsea want AgueroThe future of Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been of much discussion ever since he announced that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season, when his contract expires.Many clubs have thrown their names into the ring, including the likes of Barcelona, Juventus and PSG.

However, it turns out that Chelsea are one of the leading candidates for the Argentine’s signature.

Described as ‘winning the arm wrestle’ by top Argentinian source TyC, the Blues are said to be searching for competition for out of form Timo Werner.The German signed from RB Leipzig has been unable to replicate the same form which set him apart in the Bundesliga, and many times this season both Frank Lampard and new coach Thomas Tuchel have opted for Olivier Giroud or Tammy Abraham over Werner in a central role. Chelsea’s

Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his side’s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Images via Getty Images)

With Giroud’s contract expiring this summer, and Abraham’s future uncertain, the arrival of Aguero would represent a savvy piece of business for the Blues.Tuchel explains Werner dropThomas Tuchel decided to drop Timo Werner for his side’s match against Crystal Palace yesterday, with Kai Havertz instead in from the off. Like Werner, Havertz has struggled for form this season, along with Christian Pulisic.Both Havertz and…

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