Chelsea eager to sign No.9 Premier League centre-forward

Chelsea interested to sign Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic and ready to pay big money for the player. Serbia international paid big clubs attention after impressive performances in Championship. Olivier Giroud already 31-year-old and the replacement is necessary. Alvaro Morata needs a back-up and he is the perfect option in this situation. Italian manager preparing to add him next transfer window.

Mitrovic joined the Cottagers from Newcastle United in this summer with a £18m deal. He had a great season in Championship and helped his club to promote in Premier League. Last campaign Aleksandar played 23 games, 18 goals and made 5 assists in all competition. This is an excellent result and he can improve his consequences with high-class teammates. Serbian striker also named in national team squad for the Mundial and also scored 2 goals during the tournament.

The 24-year-old is contracted with Fulham until 2023 and his release clause is around £20m. His price could increase and become much more during this season. Maurizio Sarri wants to strengthen the front-line and his primary target is Aleksandar. Italian manager will make an offer in January or next summer when the transfer window opens again.