Borussia Dortmund are reportedly set to try and sign Michy Batshuayi from Chelsea on a permanent basis. The reports get more interesting as Chelsea will try and let the deal go through but only if they can leverage a deal out of them in exchange. The Blues are believed to be interested in the highly rated USA star Christian Pulisic. The Borussia Dortmund winger is expected to cost up to a staggering £60 million.
The Blues are reportedly preparing for a new looking attack with Chelsea ace Eden Hazard waiting on his new contract until Chelsea sign in new players. Pulisic’s profile would fit the billing perfectly with the player’s young age being a crucial factor for the Chelsea hierarchy.
It is being believed that Chelsea are ready to use the token of Michy Batshuayi to sway the deal in their favour. Michy Batshuayi has had a dream start to his loan spell at Borussia Dortmund. The forward’s bright spell has already reawakened the interest of the interest of the Dortmund chiefs to sign him on a permanent transfer.
It is also believed that the Blues will accept a fee for Batshuayi only if Dortmund agree to sell the USA international the other way. Pulisic is still just 19-years-old and is already a first team regular in the USA national team. Blessed with blinding pace of the wings, the Pennsylvania-born attacker is a prolific talent and currently displaying promises of future stardom.
Primarily a winger by trade, Pulisic does possess the technical ability and vision to take up a more creative role judging by his performances for the German outfit after the departure of Ousmane Dembele last summer. Acquiring his services at such a young age will only allow the American to further his career by developing into the English game.
Although Pulisic would add some much-needed pace and threat in Chelsea’s final third, the player must be careful before signing a deal. The Blues are known for scouting young talent however they are also known for misusing these gifted youngsters and moving them on for a profit margin. It sometimes works out well like the case of Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah but it flops more often than not like Lucas Piazon, Marko Marin and so on.
Chelsea would definitely want to add him but another factor that could go against the Blues is the fact they cannot guarantee the player Champions League football this season; something that could weigh the scales against them in the deal.