Chelsea draw up five-man striker shortlist for January transfer window
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 13, 2023 - 06:41PM
Mauricio Pochettino has made no secret of his desire to strengthen his squad (Picture: Getty)

have drawn up a five-man striker shortlist for the January transfer window, according to reports.

The Blues are keen to bolster their attacking options with head coach making .

After Chelsea lost 2-0 to on Sunday, the Argentine is .

The west Londoners appear to be prioritising a move for a striker first and foremost and have been linked with five different names.

According to the , Chelsea have Sporting Lisbon’s Viktor Gyokeres and FC Copenhagen’s Roony Bardghji on their list of possible options.

Sweden international Gyokeres, 25, who moved to Portugal from English side Coventry City this summer, has scored 15 goals in 18 games for Sporting.

Bardghji, 18, is another Swedish player on Chelsea’s radar and the teenager has registered 11 goals across 30 matches for Copenhagen this term.

With Pochettino thought to be worried over the lack of height in his squad, 6ft 1in forwards Ivan Toney and Victor Osimhen are also on Chelsea’s five-man shortlist.

while Osimhen would likely command a hefty transfer fee .

The fifth name on Chelsea’s list of options is Club Brugge’s 18-year-old wonderkid Antonio Nusa in the summer.