The Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern who’ve been so worried about losing Diego Costa have been rocked to read a European giant is after another of their forwards.
While the suggestions the Spaniard could depart have subsided (for now), De Telegraaf claim Ajax have identified Blues ace Bertrand Traore as a potential replacement for Arek Milik.
The Pole has been linked with a move to Napoli as a potential replacement for Gonzalo Higuain, promoting the Amsterdam titans to cast their eyes over new recruits.
Traore emerged as a promising forward under Guus Hiddink last term, notching four goals towards the end of the campaign, though has some strong competition at Stamford Bridge.
Having to contend with the likes of Pedro, Willian and Eden Hazard last term, new boss Antonio Conte has also splashed out on the signing of Michy Batshuayi.
Burgeoning talents have found it hard to break into the Chelsea first-team in the past and the 20-year old Burkina Faso international has previous in the Eredivisie.
He notched an impressive 17 times while on loan with Vitesse Arnhem, the Blues’ feed club.
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