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Lille to make bold €40 million bid for Chelsea star

Ligue 1 By: Uche Duru | 22/08/2017

Ligue 1 club, Lille are interested in luring a Chelsea star out of Stamford Bridge for a €40 million bid.

The Premier League champions, Chelsea are not doing justice to their striking unit having sold and loaned out most of best their youth products, the likes of Dominic Solanke and Tammy Abraham.

Seemingly, Ligue 1 side Lille are out to make it even worse. And no, it's not Diego Costa, according to sports outlet, Sportskeeda.

After having a loan bid rejected for Michy Batshuayi, Lille are said to be preparing a rather audacious €40 million bid for the young Belgian striker as per the usually reliable folk at France Football.

Their reasoning is that with €80 million Alvaro Morata the first-choice striker, the Belgian might be tempted by the promise of regular football in a league he loves playing in.