Chelsea want to sign Enner Valencia.
Chelsea are considering a January offer for West Ham’s summer signing Enner Valencia, reports Gianluca di Marzio.
The Ecuadorian has attracted the attention of the West London club after they withdrew their interest in Juan Cuadrado.
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Fiorentina’s asking price was deemed to be too high by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, and so they decided to look elsewhere.
25 year old Valencia only joined West Ham last summer in a £12 million deal from Mexican Liga MX side Pachuca following an impressive World Cup. He quickly adapted to life in England’s top flight, but has only scored three times in his 19 appearances, which will lead to questions about whether he’s really Chelsea quality.
He has 11 goals in 17 games for the Ecuadorian national side, and his tricky yet direct approach is deemed to be a perfect match for Mourinho’s preferred style of play.
It could mean the end of the road for Mohammed Salah. The winger joined Chelsea rather than Liverpool 12 months ago, but has failed to impressive during his time at Stamford Bridge.