Chelsea make a move for the Argentine goal machine
The Premier League Champions are interested in signing a proven goal scorer to replace Diego Costa
After being inactive during the first couple of weeks in the summer transfer window, Chelsea have suddenly stepped up in the transfer market as they have announced two marquee signings in the same week after luring Anotonio Rudiger and Tiemoué Bakayoko.
After bolstering the defensive and midfield options Chelsea now look to add a striker in their ranks to replace Diego Costa and help them defend the Premier League title and challenge for the Champions League.
Romelu Lukaku was one of the major target in the Chelsea`s wishlist but after missing out on him, the Blues have turned their attention to some elite names such as Alvaro Morata (Real Madrid), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund), Andrea Belotti (Torino), Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus) and Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).
Digeo Costa, who has been told by the Chelsea gaffer that he is not in his plans anymore the Premier League champions are in a striker crisis with Mitchy Batshuayi remaining as the only viable number 9 as Loic Remy is all set to complete a transfer in this month.
We understand it will be an uphill task for Chelsea to sign Aguero with Manchester City reluctant to let him leave.
Manchester City have never sold a player against the club`s wishes ever since they were bought by the Abu Dhabi United group 9 years ago.
When asked to the Manchester City Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak in May whether Aguero was staying with the Manchester based outfit he said “Absolutely. There’s never been a doubt about that. I’ve read a lot of the speculation on this and it’s ridiculous.
“Sergio Aguero is one of the best players in the world. We are a team that aspires to win every competition we compete in.
“Having Sergio Aguero as part of the squad is an absolute must. It has never been in doubt.”
Sergio Aguero has been the leading goal scorer of Manchester City for the last few seasons consecutively and remains as a serious contender in the race of the Golden Boot.
The Man City boss Pep Guardiola said at his last post match conference at Watford “Every press conference [the question is asked],” said Guardiola. “Okay, guys. He will be [at City] next season. Happy? Good. Perfect.”
The Argentine attacker arrived in England from Atletico Madrid for £38m in 2011 and has three years left on his current contract scoring 169 goals in six years, winning two Premier League titles in 2012 and 2014.