Chelsea person been encouraged to motion Callum Wilson, alternatively than Victor Osimhen aliases Ivan Toney. The 31-year-old striker has abruptly go heavy linked pinch a move to Stamford Bridge this period arsenic Mauricio Pochettino intends to further bolster his squad earlier nan January transportation model slams shut.
Wilson, who sees his statement astatine St James' Park expire successful 2025, has featured 14 times for Newcastle United successful nan Premier League this season, scoring 7 goals and providing 1 assist. Despite having only started 7 games successful nan English apical flight, nan England world has managed to tribunal nan liking of nan Blues.
According to nan Evening Standard, Newcastle could waste Callum Wilson for conscionable £18million successful nan last days of nan transportation window, pinch Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United each alerted to his availability. The study states that nan Magpies needs to raise money to guarantee aft spending almost half a cardinal pounds since they were bought by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund successful 2021.
Despite a worrying wounded record, Darren Bent urged nan Blues and West Ham to motion Wilson this month. Speaking connected talkSPORT, nan erstwhile Tottenham Hotspur striker said: "I really for illustration Callum Wilson. Big instrumentality of his… Whenever he seems to play, ever seems to score.
"I deliberation he would fresh good for some clubs. If either broadside tin get him, I deliberation it useful really well. I don’t cognize why I’m leaning much towards West Ham, possibly because of wherever they are… Both clubs he’s going to start. If he goes to West Ham he will start. If he goes to Chelsea he will start."
Speaking to reporters connected Friday up of Newcastle's conflict against Fulham successful nan FA Cup 4th round, Howe was asked to remark connected Wilson's early successful Tyneside. He said: "He is 100 per cent committed to Newcastle. We want 2 fresh strikers and want to support him, but obviously, immoderate things are retired of my control.
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Howe added: "It's been a difficult model truthful far. It's nan first clip since I've been head that we've been linked pinch players leaving. That creates an unsettling dynamic.
"We want to support our squad intact and support our champion players, but I'm besides alert of nan nine broadside and FFP is affecting each clubs. We're nary different to immoderate different club."
While Chelsea person been heavy linked pinch galore strikers this month, Mauricio Pochettino remains insistent that Armando Broja still has a early astatine nan club. Before nan Blues' conflict against Aston Villa connected Friday night, nan 51-year-old said: "The imaginable is massive.
"All nan biggest strikers request time. When they are young, they request to find their ain balance. But I judge that he has nan imaginable to beryllium an astonishing striker.
"I ever comparison it to Harry Kane. He went connected indebtedness to Leyton Orient, Norwich and spent clip uncovering his existent balance. In our first six months, he started to execute only successful December and January and that’s erstwhile we started to spot his existent potential."
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