Chelsea F.C. could mount a formidable attack for the upcoming season if Enzo Fernandez, João Felix, and Christopher Nkunku all sign.
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Despite a change in ownership, Chelsea‘s aspirations to spend money on transfers are by no means limited.
The Blues made fresh signings in the summer that cost roughly £250 million, and they plan to bring in more new players in January.
Enzo Fernandez is the most recent player to be mentioned in connection with a move to Stamford Bridge in the wake of his great World Cup performance with Argentina.
The 21-year-old would be brought in to strengthen the midfield, with Joao Felix of Atletico Madrid being a potential candidate for the attacking line.
He would replace Christopher Nkunku as the next forward for Chelsea, as the Frenchman is expected to arrive from RB Leipzig in the summer of 2019.
The need for new signings in January, though, seems to be considerably greater given Graham Potter’s team’s poor start to the year.
The Premier League‘s eighth-place Chelsea team is now six points outside the top four.
N’Golo Kante‘s presence in the side has contributed significantly to the Blues’ recent success.
However, he has missed much of the season due to a hamstring injury, and it is not anticipated that he will play again anytime soon.
This, together with the possibility that Jorginho may leave in the summer, suggests that Fernandez might be a wise addition to the midfield.
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Although Declan Rice has also been mentioned in link with the west London team, the Argentine is a more likely possibility.
According to a reliable source, Chelsea is negotiating a £106 million agreement to sign the 21-year-old next month.
When Potter chose to play a 4-3-3 against Bournemouth, it turned out to be a brilliant move, especially with Mason Mount‘s goal from midfield.
If Jorginho and Kante go at the end of their summer contracts, Fernandez would probably replace them, with Mateo Kovacic being the ultimate choice.
Potter is expected to face a challenge in the attack despite the possibility that the midfield will be strengthened by new, young quality.
Chelsea’s front line has once again struggled to score goals, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kai Havertz, and Raheem Sterling all having trouble finding the back of the net.
That issue might be resolved by Nkunku’s arrival, particularly if Felix follows him to Stamford Bridge, even though the latter may only do so on a loan basis through the end of this campaign.
Their versatility across the front line makes both of them appealing potential for Potter’s team.
Nkunku can play both positions as well as tuck in from the right, making Felix a great option to play tucked in off the left wing or through the middle as a second striker.
With all three players being flexible in their movements up top, Havertz in the middle with Felix, should he sign permanently, to his left and Nkunku on the right, could be a potential selection from Potter.