Chelsea ready to pay £35m for Premier League striker

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/11/2018

Chelsea ready to pay £35m to sign Premier League striker Callum Wilson from Bournemouth in the January transfer window.

The 26-year-old received his first call-up to England national team after blistering form seeing the Cherries star notching seven goals and five assists from 13 matches encounter which prompt the Blues linked with the star with a move to Stamford Bridge earlier this week.

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According to The Sun, Chelsea are prepared to spend big to land Bournemouth striker for £35m after Maurizio Sarri has reportedly been given the go-ahead to bring former Coventry City academy product to Stamford Bridge, although the amount outlay is still under half of what Inter Milan wanted for Mauro Icardi.

Wilson moves to the South Coast in a deal reported to be in the region of £3 million and fired Bournemouth to the Premier League from the Championship in 2015 and the striker has found back of the net 50 times for Eddie Howie from 128 appearances.