Stamford Bridge side set their sights on consistent La Liga forward.
CHELSEA are homing in on striker Alvaro Negredo.
Hard-up Seville are looking to cash in on Spain’s Euro 2012 £14million-rated hitman, 27, and a deal could be struck in the next few days.
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Even though Fernando Torres has re-captured his goal-scoring form under interim boss Rafa Benitez there is certainly a need for back-up option to support the Spaniard, not least if Daniel Sturridge moves to Liverpool and the Blues elect to not recall Romelu Lukaku from his successful loan spell at West Brom, and a move for Sevilla forward Alvaro Negredo may be a sensible option to consider.
Whilst clearly such a signing would not be as spectacular as a big-money swoop for a goal machine such as Radamel Falcao, the Spanish international is a very able performer who could perhaps be more easily snapped up in the January transfer window than the Atletico Madrid striker.
Negredo is in good form this season, scoring 11 goals in 12 matches in all competitions, and the former Real Madrid B striker has managed a healthy total of 52 goals in 112 appearances for Sevilla and has managed six in 12 for the Spanish national team.
The Madrid born marksman was part of Vicente del Bosque’s Euro 2012 winning squad and is a player who could certainly be a useful addition to the Chelsea squad this month.
Negredo would join fellow Spaniards Juan Mata, Cesar Azpilicueta, Fernando Torres and Oriol Romeu at Stamford Bridge.
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