The Daily Mail claim that Chelsea have failed in their pursuit to prise young German teen sensation Julian Brandt away from Wolfsburg.
The starlet has put pen to paper on a contract with Bayer Leverkusen, despite both former club Wolfsburg noting he would not be allowed to leave and also a host of other clubs chasing his signature.
As our landlord quips, it is no surprise that the player is hot property, as he has netted 22 times for the Wolfsburg Under-19 side, and now looks like he will be making the step up to the first team for new side Leverkusen.
Chelsea are of course looking to build a dynasty now, and want to bring in the hottest young properties in Europe.
As one of our punters jokes over his big all day brunch – a tavern special – Jose Mourinho will have to now look elsewhere.
The club already have a wealth of talent in the form of the likes of Oscar and Eden Hazard, and as Jose Mourinho likes to tell us, we are waiting for the eggs to hatch.
Chelsea are also on the hunt for a new forward, reigniting their interest in Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, who is currently negotiating a new deal with Manchester United, and also Ramadel Falcao.
Chelsea fans. Are you gutted to miss out on this long-term young target? Let us know your thoughts below.
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