Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are wondering how their club look set to miss out on Everton striker Romelu Lukaku.
According to the BBC, Manchester United are closing in on the Belgian, but it had appeared for so long that the Blues were in pole position for his signature.
Chelsea’s centre-forward role is up for the taking.
Bertrand Traore has left the club in search of regular football at Lyon, while Diego Costa is edging closer to a return to Atletico Madrid.
It’s likely of a few more will be moving into Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte looks to build a side capable of winning the Champions League.
Regardless of new signings, competition for places remains high.
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