Chelsea handed boost in their pursuit of 12-goals midfielder valued at £26m

By | August 5, 2020

Red Bull Salzburg have reportedly informed Premier League giants, Chelsea and Arsenal that Dominik Szoboszlai will be available for just £26m ahead of the 2020/21 season.

The 19-year-old enjoyed an impressive 2019-20 season for his Austrian team, founding back of the net 12 times and providing 18 assists in 40 games across all competitions.

A number of teams have been rumoured with the Hungary international ahead of the 2020-21 campaign, with Arsenal and Chelsea both believed to be keen to secure services and lure him in the English top-tier.

According to Salzburger Nachrichten, Salzburg are resigned to losing the talented midfielder this summer and would be prepared to accept £26m offer for his signature.

Szoboszlai has found back of the net nine times and provided 14 assists in 27 league games during the recent campaign, while he also struck once in five appearances in the 2019-20 Champions League.

Manchester United and Serie A giants AC Milan have been also in the hunt for the services of Hungarian midfielder, however, London giants Arsenal and Chelsea thought to be favourites to get the deal done.

Chelsea already managed to secure to services of Timo Werner and Hakim Zyech, while the Gunners have hade a quiet transfer window.