Thomas Tuchel wants to sign a New Striker in January

Bertrand Traore

Thomas Tuchel wants to sign a new striker in January. Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has expressed his desire to sign a new Striker to the Chelsea Board. Chelsea’s current season has been pretty impressive with 22 Points at the top of the Premier League Table. Their defensive Strength has seen them only concede 3 times this season.

But Chelsea’s impressive run of form has endured a huge setback due to several Injuries. The Blues’ front three Christian Pulisic, Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner are all out of action for a few months. Lukaku and Werner sustained an injury in the same match with Christian Pulisic failing to recover from an Ankle Injury.

The Blues spent a club-record £97.5m to re-sign Romelu Lukaku over the summer, and the Belgium international has scored just four times in 11 appearances for the capital outfit since his return. The Belgian is on the sidelines due to an Ankle Injury that he sustained against Malmo FF in the UEFA Champions League Group Stages. The 28-year-old Twisted his Ankle after winning a penalty in the First Half.

Thomas Tuchel is reluctant on relying too much on Lukaku for Scoring Goals for Chelsea

According to Transfer Expert Ian Mcgarry, the German Manager is wary of relying too much on the Centre-Forward for Scoring Goals. Therefore, Tuchel has informed the Club’s hierarchy about his intentions of signing a new striker in the January Transfer Window.

“It is our information that he [Tuchel] has requested from the club that they recruit a striker in the January window. This has been significantly influenced now as well by the fact Romelu Lukaku will miss at least two games but maybe up to a month in the coming weeks, as well as Timo Werner being out as well.

said Ian Mcgarry on the Transfer Window Podcast

However, Chelsea is also keeping tabs on Borussia Dortmund Forward Erling Haaland. The Blues hope to land the Norwegian next summer. Chelsea will take a trip to St. James Park to face Newcastle United in the Premier League this Saturday.

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