Chelsea set to make $63.65m offer to solve striker problem

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Reports making the round claims Chelsea are lining up a £50million ($63.65m) bid for Edinson Cavani as Maurizio Sarri hopes in solving the goalscoring problem.

Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud have continued to struggle in front of goal.

Morata netted twice against Nottingham Forest but looks likely to leave the club in the coming months.

And Maurizio Sarri is said to be keen on the Uruguayan, according to the Sunday Express.

Cavani has scored 13 goals in all competitions this term and has found the net 183 times in 264 matches since his switch from Napoli in 2013.

However, at the age of 31 and with just 18 months left on his current deal, the Ligue 1 champions may have to consider the offer from the West London side.

Chelsea have already completed a £58million deal for Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic, but the American will return to Germany on loan for the remainder of the season.

 

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