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Chelsea and Roma go head-to-head for Lille chief

Timothy Aiyeku

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French Ligue 1 outfit Lille chief and sporting director Luis Campos is on the radar of two European sides- EPL side Chelsea and Serie A outfit AS Roma as they are both ready to land him at the end of the season.

The two sides are seeing for a reputable chief that can help drive the programme and vision of the club and have identified Luis Campos as the perfect man for the job.

Goal.com reports that the Ligue 1 outfit will be willing to part ways with Luis Campos but seek the sum of £2.6 million as the fee for his signature.

The West London outfit have longed been in search for a sporting director since Nigerian international Michael Emenalo left the club to join another Ligue 1 outfit AS Monaco.

However, it is claimed that should Luis Campos agree to join the West London outfit, his first assignment will be to reduce in 42-player Chelsea loan group as it has gotten to the limit stipulated by FIFA.

Meanwhile, Luis Campos is tipped to be capable of doing the job because of his experience, having managed four teams in Portugal and scouting for Real Madrid before his job as a director for the French side.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.