Chelsea eyeing move for 20-year-old Lazio forward

By | January 14, 2021

Chelsea have reportedly identified Lazio starlet Raul Moro as surprise transfer target in January

The West London club will spend January looking to reduce their first-team squad after making a number of high-profile additions before the end of the current transfer window.

However, La Lazio Siamo Noi reports that the Premier League giants are keeping tabs on Moro’s situation at Stadio Olimpico.

The 18-year-old, a former member of the Barcelona youth setup, has made just one substitute outing since making the move to Italy.

With that appearance coming back in July, the report suggests that the teenager has started to consider his long-term future.

The West London club are believed to be among a number of teams who are finalising a move for the forward, who has 18 months left on his current deal.

Meanwhile, Premier League giants Arsenal and Chelsea are reportedly among the sides keen on securing the services of teenage Bursaspor forward Ali Akman.

Akman is already part of the TFF First League side’s first team at the age of 18 and has managed to found back of the net nine times in 16-games this season.

The Turkey Under-21s international is believed to have been approached by Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg and Galatasaray in the past, however, he remains a Bursaspor player for now, however, is likely to make a switch to a top team in the nearby future.