Chelsea strongly closing in on signing 72 goals attacker

Jose Callejon

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Report making the round claims Chelsea are strongly linked with a move for Napoli striker Jose Callejon, according to  CalcioNapoli24.

Former Real Madrid star Callejon is one of a number of reported targets for boss Maurizio Sarri who has been linked with an array of stat striker since taking over from Antonio Conte.

Sarri is keen to add to his attacking options this summer, especially with Willian and Eden Hazard expected to leave the club this summer.

It is understood Sarri wants to offload Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud and have also been linked with a move for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain.

Sarri has already signed Jorgiho from his former club since arriving at Stamford Bridge and is now working on a deal to also bring Callejon to West London.

For the moment Callejon has not asked to leave Napoli.

But according to Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport, things could change regarding his plans later in the summer transfer window.

At 31, the Spaniard knows he has minimal time left in his career to experience a the Premier League.

Callejon still has two years left to run on his current contract with Napoli.

The forward has scored 73 times for Napoli in 249 games.


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