Chelsea have offered a deal to Borussia Dortmund that includes Tammy Abraham or Callum Hudson-Odoi in exchange for Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, according to reports in Germany.
Thomas Tuchel wants a new center-forward this summer and they have targeted Haaland as the man to help Chelsea meet the title challenge.
According to Sky Germany, Chelsea have offered an offer that includes Abraham or Hudson-Odoi in return for the prodigy, but Dortmund are not interested.
Abraham is set to leave Chelsea this summer, with Aston Villa and West Ham showing interest in the Blues forward.
Abraham’s sale will free up squad space for Haaland, with Olivier Giroud also set to leave Chelsea.
Roman Abramovich is ready to fund the move, but Dortmund are not ready to let him go this year and want Haaland for an extra season. However, a massive offer could prompt the Germans to cash in this summer due to a release clause next year. .
But the 20-year-old’s Â£ 68million release clause won’t become active until next summer, seeing his price tag at an exorbitant price of Â£ 150million this year.
Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc insisted their plans were for Haaland to stay at the club.
“We are firmly planning with Erling for the new season.” he said.
What Thomas Tuchel said about summer acquisitions
âTwo or three (signings) could be very, very good. It is a constant thing to never deny change; that you always bring new energy, new guys who challenge old beliefs, who challenge everyone in training and in games, so I think that’s a good thing.
“We don’t need seven more and another full turnover because it’s also our job to keep improving, because we still have a young team and it’s not about stealing from them the chance to prove it again, that they are able to grow and But of course we have some ideas to make the group stronger, and I think that can always be a positive thing to challenge us all. “
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