Manchester United have been dealt a huge blow in their race to sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski this summer.
The Red Devils are believed to be leading the race for his signature ahead of Real Madrid, but the latest rumor emanating from West London suggests that the Blues are set to leapfrog their rivals for the Poland international.
It was widely believed that the Blues are set to part way with their most expensive player Alvaro Morata in the summer due to the player’s inability to provide many goals as expected by the club’s board of directors.
As part of their search for the Spaniard’s replacement, the former Premier League Champions have joined United and Madrid in the race for Lewandowski, who has been phenomenal for Bayern Munich since his big-money switch to Allianz Arena in 2014.
According to The Telegraph in the early hours of today, Roman Abramovich is willing to bid an eye-catching offer worth £100milion for the Poland striker, so as to beat other suitors to his services ahead of next season.
Meanwhile, Conte’s future could be decided before the weekend, according to Daily Mail. The Italian manager is presently in talks with the club’s hierarchy over his future and he could be shown the exit door before the end of this week.
Despite his victory in the FA Cup competition, the former Juventus manager has a slim chance of retaining his Job as the Blues manager.