Roma have agreed a price with Chelsea for striker Tammy Abraham – a possible domino because of Romelu Lukaku’s transfer from Inter to Stamford Bridge.
Lukaku is about to be unveiled as a Chelsea participant for the second time having undergone a medical in Milan on Monday forward of finishing his £97.5m switch later this week. He’s anticipated to get replaced at San Siro not less than partly by Roma’s Edin Dzeko.
Dzeko’s imminent departure has in flip left Jose Mourinho’s facet in want of a brand new frontman, they usually have handily turned to Abraham who’s free to depart the Blues this summer time ought to his £35m valuation be met.
The 23-year-old had been linked with the Giallorossi’s Serie A rivals Atalanta, who themselves may lose a striker to Inter in Duvan Zapata, however Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has now revealed that it’s Roma who’ve discovered an settlement after talks with La Dea stalled.
Roma can pay simply €5m (£4.2m) up entrance with an additional €35m-€40m (£30m-£35m) to be paid in instalments, though it has not been decided whether or not the transfer shall be a mortgage with an obligation to purchase or a everlasting deal.
Nonetheless, that call will doubtless hinge on the desire of the participant, who is assumed to need to keep in England and would like a change throughout London to Arsenal. The Gunners stay , though Chelsea don’t need to promote Abraham to a Premier League rival.
Arsenal may even want to dump considered one of their present striker choices to finance any deal, probably Alexandre Lacazette. Abraham has additionally been linked with much less possible strikes to Aston Villa and Southampton.
The report provides that Roma will wait till the top of the week for phrase from Abraham’s camp earlier than shifting on to different targets, with the membership wanting a brand new striker by the door earlier than their Serie A marketing campaign commences on 22 August.