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Chelsea Official In Madrid To Discuss Higuain & Falcao

Chelsea are keen on signing another striker in January and have sent an official to Madrid to discuss the availabilty of Gonzalo Higuain and Radamel Falcao.

Despite the transfer window being closed, there is always transfer gossip doing the rounds in the papers and we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest news during the coming months. Today, Chelsea are linked with Gonzola Higuain and Radamel Falcao.


Chelsea are keen on signing another striker in January and are interested in both Gonzalo Higuain and Radamel Falcao, according to the Daily Mail.

The report claims that Blues owner Roman Abramovich sent assistant, Marina Granovskaia, out to Madrid to discuss the availability of the strike pair in January, with Atletico Madrid hitman Falcao understood to be the European champions first choice.

Falcao is in red-hot form this season scoring 19 goals in just 15 games so far this campaign but the Mail claim the Columbian would cost around £48m and Chelsea have identified Argentina forward Higuain as another option should they fail to land Falcao.

The report also claims that Real are interested in signing Falcao so if the 26-year-old end’s up moving to the Bernabeu, a move for Higuian to Chelsea could then be on the cards.

Higuain has struggled with injury this season and has spent several weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury but has still managed to score 7 goals in 10 appearances for Madrid.

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Chelsea’s current first choice striker Fernando Torres has recently found his goal-scoring touch again after a long barren spell in front of goal but the only other recognised front man Rafa Benitez can call upon is Daniel Sturridge, and the Mail claim he could be on his way out of Stamford Bridge.

So another front-man could be coming to west London next month and either Falcao or Higuain would be an excellent signing if Chelsea are able to land one of them.

Who would Chelsea fans like to see arrive at the Bridge next month? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Gary

    December 10, 2012 at 11:48 am

    It makes no sense to buy players in their late twenties. CFC need players that are under 23 and can play for a decade or more.

  2. clement

    December 10, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    madrid higuain CFC do not need him…… He is not smart strong he is just like Torres. Chelsea should nither go for Falcao or Martinez cus buying Higuian would be another waste of coins

    • Alexander

      December 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm

      I like Demba Ba more or even I am sorry Balotelli. Higuain is loosing chances. Falcao too expensive for his age.


    December 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    I am always pray dat deal 4 HUGUAINI will not done by d grace of god he is not a striker. He can see 20chances and manage scoar one. But FALCAO can see 3chances scoar two goals dat is d striker dat we need. So go 4 FALCAO or CARLOS TEVES he is not happy at MAN CITY now pls we no want HUGUAIN. UP BLUES

  4. hamzat taiwo,Nigeria

    December 10, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    Roman shld do all hrcan to get FALCAO and FELEAINI in d winter transfers cos they are d only two players we needed most so as to hijack the epl trohy frm d manchester clubs

  5. Abel U

    December 10, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    I wil lyk Chelsea FC 2 buy Falcao no mata d price,4get about Higuain, Torres is beta than him. UP BLUES…..

  6. hamzat taiwo,Nigeria

    December 10, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    Roman shld do all hrcan to get FALCAO and FELEAINI in d winter transfers cos they are d only two players we needed most so as to hijack the epl trophy frm d manchester clubs

  7. Emmanuel

    December 10, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    I want falcao to play with torres.

  8. Alex

    December 10, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    falcao will be a major booster to our next campaign.he is a top striker without size at the moment of world football

  9. Okolie Bilita vic

    December 10, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Facao our man cfc fans wil lyk 2 c him in blue jersy next month.

  10. Samuel jesus

    December 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I stl believe in torres. I tnk cfc shld buy a player dat wl kp hm on hs toes, nt a player 2 bench hm. Lazar d serbian is a gud option.

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