Chelsea are looking to the South American markets for new talent by Graham Potter team at Stamford Bridge, according to the reporter Simon Phillips.
The Blues will look to the January transfer market in an attempt to secure Champions League football next season.
Chelsea transfer news – South American market
Seconds Fabrici RomanReal Madrid have agreed a potential deal worth around £67m to secure the signing of Palmeiras striker Endrick, with the 16-year-old set to move to the Bernabeu in 2024.
This will come as a blow to Chelsea, who have also been tipped to be interested in the young star, as their recruitment team scour the South American market in search of the best young talent the continent has to offer.
In the meantime, TEAMtalk report that Potter’s side are in a battle with Newcastle United to sign Vasco da Gama’s 18-year-old midfielder Andrey Santos as the Blues consider signing another young talent.
Todd Boehly is believed to be looking to sign a number of the world’s most glamorous names at Stamford Bridge, with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo among the stars who could have been considered, according to reporter Dean Jones speaking to GiveMeSport.
But Phillips has suggested the club are currently looking to South America for talent outside of continental Europe.
What has Phillips said about Chelsea’s transfer policy?
Phillips told GiveMeSport: “What I’ve been told is that Chelsea are going through the South American markets.
“At the moment they are looking there. We see the links to Brazilian players.
“So, they’re looking a lot in South America, but after that, they’re also moving to mainland America.”
What is Chelsea’s current transfer policy?
After Boehly bought Chelsea at the end of last season, the club have made a variety of different transfer signings, ranging from the £33m addition of the 31-year-old from Napoli to Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, until the signing of 20 million pounds by Aston Villa. and England Under-20 star Carney Chukwuemeka.
However, there appears to be a specific focus on bringing in young players that the club can develop and improve, with four of the club’s eight summer signings aged 24 or under.
The club’s scouting network in South America therefore comes as no surprise, as the club aim to capture some of the world’s best young talent before they become stars, to save themselves a lot of revenue in expenses of transfer
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