Chelsea to continue Mertens hunt after initial bid was rejected

first_imgChelsea’s pursuits of a striker will go down to the wire after their £6million bid for Napoli’s Dries Mertens was rejected.Advertisement Loading… Promoted ContentAlbino Animals: A Rare Kind Of Ultimate Beauty2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your MindInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art8 Ways Drones Will Automate Our FutureThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhy Are Sharks Afraid Of Dolphins? FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Chelsea retain hope of landing Edinson Cavani from PSG after his move to Atletico Madrid fell through.Should Chelsea fail it will have implications for Olivier Giroud who has interest from Lazio, Tottenham and Newcastle.Chelsea could still make one last attempt to sign Mertens before Friday’s 11pm transfer deadline.The 32-year-old is a Napoli stalwart having been at the club since 2013, but now has just six months left on his contract and could leave for free at the end of the season.Chelsea saw their £6million bid for Napoli’s Dries Mertens rejected on Thursday night Read Also:Giroud gets condition to leave Chelsea on transfer deadline dayOne potential hurdle to overcome is that Mertens is just four goals away from becoming Napoli’s all-time top goalscorer, an accolade he is desperate to achieve.It has been reported by Gazzetta dello Sport that Napoli chief Aurelio de Laurentiis is weighing up his options, and is of the belief that ‘Mertens could come in handy between now and the end of the season’.last_img

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