Man City are eyeing long-term Chelsea transfer target Floran Wirtz and could make things difficult for Chelsea. The blues have been scouting Bayer Leverkusen’s Floran Wirtz for a long time now. The 20-year-old has been a top priority for many big European clubs after his stellar performances this season. According to 90min, officials from Man City were present at the PreZero Arena in the game against Hoffenheim to watch the attacker closely. Floran did score in the match versus Hoffeinheim in Leverkusen’s 3-2 win. Earlier this month, the Daily Star claimed that Chelsea want to sign Wirtz.
Top clubs in pursuit of 20 year old sensation
Reports suggest that the battle for Wirtz isn’t two-way, Liverpool and Bayern are also interested in the young talent. Liverpool want to replace Mo Salah with Floran Wirtz. Xabi Alonso has been phenomenal with Bayer Leverkusen this season with the young side being in an outstanding form. Floran returned from an ACL injury and he already has 6 goals and 9 assists in 15 games across all competitions this season. The rise of Leverkusen in the Bundesliga has been one of the most popular underdog stories in football. With many big clubs looking at the German side with potential transfers. And Wirtz being the primary target for the big European clubs.
Man City or Chelsea favorites to choose from
Man City and Chelsea are the top runners in the race to sign 20 years old Floran Wirtz. But Liverpool, Bayern and potentially other big clubs are also closely following the young player. Man City can be the favorites after their recent Treble winning success last season. Whereas, Chelsea are in a bad place regarding form and position at the Premier League. But it’s for the player to decide, and he has several options from top clubs across Europe.
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