Rumors on the transfer market continue to stir up excitement in the football scene and this time Chelsea appear ready to get in the way of PSG’s plans. According to a reliable source, Radio Monte Carlo, the Blues have their sights set on Bradley Barcola, the young French winger from Olympique de Lyon. At 20, Barcola has become a desirable target and both Chelsea and PSG are ready to compete for his services.
Chelsea’s search for a winger to strengthen their squad for a demanding season has taken unexpected turns. Initially, eyes were on Michael Olise, Crystal Palace’s France winger. However, after Olise’s hasty contract extension at Palace, the Londoners were left with no options.
Chelsea want to steal a signing from PSG
That’s why Chelsea have turned their attention to Bradley Barcola, who has excelled at Olympique Lyon. His versatility and potential make him an attractive target for the Blues looking to consolidate their roster for the challenges ahead.
However, the competition is not limited to the national level. PSG also have Barcola in their sights and have already started negotiations with Lyon. According to Radio Monte-Carlo’s Fabrice Hawkins, PSG would have made an offer of €35m plus a bonus for the young attacker. However, Lyon reportedly turned down this offer, indicating the high value Barcola is placed on.
Aware of the competition, Chelsea have decided to take action on the matter and have expressed a particular interest in the French winger. There is speculation that the Blues could even outbid PSG to secure their signing. Although the player hasn’t made a final decision at either PSG or Chelsea, the race for his transfer is well underway.
The transfer market continues to surprise with its movements and transfers. The Chelsea vs PSG battle over Bradley Barcola is another example of how Europe’s big clubs struggle to attract young talent who can strengthen their ranks. The next few days could reveal who will finally defeat the up-and-coming French winger in this thrilling competition.