CHELSEA are all in favour of signing Sassuolo striker Domenico Berardi, based on stories.
The European champions are unable to signal Fiorentina star Federico Chiesa – at present on mortgage at Juventus – and see Berardi as a substitute.
Domenico Berardi, 26, helped Italy win Euro 2020Credit score: Getty
Based on Italian website Alfredo Pedulla, Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund have expressed an curiosity in signing Berardi.
The 26-year-old was part of Italy’s successful Euro 2020 squad after scoring 17 Serie A targets for Sassuolo final time period.
Berardi has spent his complete membership profession at Sassuolo, serving to them win Serie B in 2013 earlier than establishing them within the high flight.
It is claimed Chelsea have been initially all in favour of Chiesa, however he’s midway by a two-year mortgage deal at Juve.
The 23-year-old performed a starring function in Italy’s European triumph, scoring his nation’s objective within the semi-final in opposition to Spain.
Dortmund, in the meantime, are thought to have positioned Berardi on a shortlist together with two or three different gamers.
And West Ham have reportedly enquired concerning the Italian striker, who’s valued at €40million – round £34.5m.
Different Premier League sides have additionally been linked with Berardi this summer time, including Liverpool and Tottenham.
A brand new striker is believed to be Chelsea’s principal precedence within the switch window, with a £135m bid for Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland expected.
The Blues are additionally considered in talks with Robert Lewandowski’s agent Pini Zahavi a couple of attainable switch.
And Chelsea are reportedly interested in Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic as an alternative choice to Haaland and Lewandowski.
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