Atletico Madrid have joined the race to signal a current Chelsea signing who was revealed to be weighing up his future on the membership, per a report.
Diego Simeone’s aspect already possess a few of European soccer’s most formidable attackers. Luis Suarez helped fireplace Atletico to La Liga glory with 21 targets final season, whereas £113m signing Joao Felix nonetheless has his finest years forward.
The pair had been joined by former Atletico favorite Antoine Griezmann this summer time after finishing a mortgage swap from Barcelona.
That move contained an obligation to buy, although the newest report suggests Simeone is eyeing much more firepower.
The Chelsea striker, 25, has struggled to match the goalscoring output from his RB Leipzig days since arriving in 2020.
One issue behind his lack of return stems from VAR. It was remarkably revealed Werner has had 16 goals chalked off by VAR during his time in England.
Predictably, that drew the ire of Werner after seeing one other objective go begging in opposition to Southampton on Saturday. Nevertheless, the Telegraph just lately reported he’s considering of extra vital issues than the digital referee.
They insisted Werner would ‘reassess his future’ if he is forced to continue taking a back seat under Thomas Tuchel. Romelu Lukaku’s arrival has pushed Werner down the order, although he was chosen to begin in tandem with Lukaku versus the Saints.
Werner’s choice will doubtless be made halfway by means of the marketing campaign. At that time, will probably be clearer whether or not he options prominently in Tuchel’s plans.
And may he deem an exit needed for the advantage of his profession, Atletico will reportedly be lurking.
Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus have additionally been linked in current weeks.
Chelsea poised to obtain defender’s switch ‘assault’
In the meantime, Inter Milan are reportedly ready to problem Chelsea’s resolve with a bid for Marcos Alonso.
Inter had been linked with a transfer which didn’t materialise earlier than the August deadline. Nevertheless, their curiosity has not ended they usually might return for the left-back in January.
Italian journalist Niccolo Ceccarini, who writes for TuttoMercatoWeb, states that Inter are as soon as once more hoping to land Alonso.
They’re ‘again in pressure’ for the 30-year-old and are ready to ‘assault’ Chelsea with a significant bid.
Alonso returned to the fore this season with a string of spectacular shows at wing-back. Nevertheless, his current type has railed off, leading to Ben Chilwell’s return to the beginning eleven versus Southampton on Saturday.