Wolves halt £30m bid to sign Chelsea striker Armando Broja
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 26
Wolves were planning to make a move for Chelsea striker Armando Broja (Getty)

Wolves have halted their bid to sign striker , according to reports.

The 22-year-old was sidelined for six months after suffering an ACL injury in December 2022 and eventually made his return for Chelsea in September.

Broja has scored two goals in 18 appearances this season and faces competition for a regular starting role alongside and Christopher Nkunku, .

According to , Wolves had lined up a loan offer for Broja which included a compulsory purchase option for £30 million.

However, Wolves have now been forced to reconsider their plans due to financial concerns.

It’s understood that Chelsea .

Armando Broja has scored two goals in 18 appearances for Chelsea this season (Getty)

Speaking on Thursday, Wolves manager Gary O’Neil admitted his side have been forced to alter their transfer plans with less than a week of the transfer window remaining.

‘We had been working on a couple of options but it looks like they won’t be doable financially so it’s back to other options,’ O’Neil said.

‘It’s disappointing as we felt we were making headway but it looks like it’s not doable.

‘I won’t just sign a player for the sake of it. We need to take people who deserve the chance to play for us and are good enough. January is tricky. 

‘Prices are inflated and people don’t want to lose good players.’

Asked about Broja’s situation at Chelsea, Mauricio Pochettino said earlier this week: ‘We cannot update in any way. It’s all so quiet and I think that’s a good thing because we are working well.

‘No update. No news about players that can come in.’


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