Besides familiar names like Victor Osimhen or Ivan Toney, Chelsea is also said to be targeting Viktor Gyokeres, a star on the Sporting CP payroll, to strengthen his position as a central striker. However, according to Fabrizio Romano’s revelation, this deal will definitely not be done in January.
The Italian journalist said:
“I also receive a lot of questions related to Viktor Gyokeres and Chelsea – this player cannot leave in January, it will not happen. The only way is to activate the contract release clause, but for now Currently, no team wants to break the bank, and neither does Chelsea. They have no intention of spending money on him. Currently, Chelsea is not making this deal so forget about it, at least during the transfer window. winter.”
“In the future, we will wait and see if things change, but it also needs to be said that, at the moment, Gyokeres wants to stay at Sporting Lisbon until at least the end of the season and respects the contract. club. In the summer we will see what happens, but remember he has a release clause of 100 million euros.”