The Chelsea fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are excited at the prospect of a new world class striker coming to Stamford Bridge this summer but the Daily Mirror believe the Blues have now switched their sights to Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski.
New Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho had hoped to bring Napoli striker Edinson Cavani to West London but the Uruguayan has stalled on the move due to interest from Mourinho’s former club Real Madrid.
With Cavani returning from Brazil after his sides elimination from the Confederations Cup, the Blues are set to pounce for Lewandowski in a £25 million move as the German club do not want to sell to fellow Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.
The Polish striker has just one year left on his Dortmund contract and the Champions League runners-up are worried about losing him for nothing this time next year.
Chelsea still have Cavani at the top of their wishlist but Lewandowski is seen as the perfect replacement if Real Madrid seal a deal for the Napoli striker.
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