Chelsea ready to launch £15m offer to sign No.17 playmaker

January 13, 2018

Chelsea want to sign Aleksandr Golovin the 21-year-old Russian star from CSKA Moscow in January transfer window.

According to The Sun, the Blues are keen to deal with Russian side in the new year, and they want to refill their squad in the mid-season transfer window.

As per the same sources, Aleksandr Golovin is worth for £15m so far looks like a hot prospect for the Chelsea as they face struggles in the Premier League race for the champions.

It is believed that Aristocrats could sign him earlier in January and loan him back to Russian side for the remainder of the current season.

Not only Chelsea are interested in Golovin but also Arsenal wanted to sign him in the past, but we believe that Blues boss Antonio Conte is leading the race for his signature.

It was also reported that rising Russian superstar who has scored seven times for CSKA in last two seasons could eventually be seen as a long-term successor to Spanish international Cesc Fabregas at Chelsea.

CSKA Moscow has lost a derby against Spartak Moscow last round and currently is on the 5th position in Russian Premier League. With 35 points which is less than 10 points against the leaders Lokomotiv Moscow.