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Mourinho Targets £25m Gomez To Play Alongside Falcao At Chelsea Next Season

Chelsea are lining-up a £25m bid for Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez with Jose Mourinho wanting to pair the German target man with Radamel Falcao next season.

With the summer transfer window set to re-open, there is plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Chelsea are linked with Mario Gomez.

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Chelsea are lining-up a £25m bid for Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez with Jose Mourinho wanting to pair the German target man with Radamel Falcao next season, according to the Daily Mail.

The report claims that Chelsea will push ahead with a move for long-term target Falcao but Mourinho also wants a physical presence alongside the Colombian and has identified unsettled Bayern hitman Gomez as the ideal candidate.

Gomez has been one of the most prolific strikers in Europe over the past few years after scoring 111 goals in 172 appearances for Munich since moving from Schalke in 2009.

However, he lost his first team place to Mario Mandzukic last season and the Mail claim his agent Uli Ferber recently admitted his client isn’t content at sitting on the bench every week and is understood to be open to a move to Stamford Bridge in search of a new challenge.

Gomez has just 12 months left to run on his current contract and the report suggests Bayern are ready to sell this summer for £25m rather than risk losing him for nothing next year, and they already have a replacement lined up in the form of Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski who’s expected to make the move after the two clubs meet in the Champions League final this Saturday.

Real Madrid confirmed on Monday night that Mourinho would be leaving his role at the Bernabue at the end of the season paving the way for his much-anticipated return to Chelsea, and it appears the Portuguese coaches first priority is to strengthen the Blues attack and a move for Gomez could be very-much on the cards.

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Would Chelsea fans like to see a new look attack of Gomez and Falcao next season? Get involved in the comments section below.

9 Comments

9 Comments

  1. phil

    May 21, 2013 at 11:17 am

    That would be a killer partnership!

  2. Victor emue

    May 21, 2013 at 11:46 am

    Plz no need of gomez bcos will av lukaku so cavani is ok den bring motinho,luke shaw, n shurlle mr. Abramovich

  3. garth

    May 21, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    Victor i agree with u they need to have lukaku in the center forward position.

  4. Dave Allen

    May 21, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Agree with you two lads lukaku was easily better than torres and ba this season he should be given a chance with chelsea. I think he will be a beast next season

  5. Ernest

    May 21, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    I agree with victor Lusaka is doing great maybeits time for him to showcase all he has learnt after serving his loan term

  6. Ernest

    May 21, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    I agree with victor lukaku is doing great maybeits time for him to showcase all he has learnt after serving his loan term.

  7. Yunana

    May 21, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Cavani, schrrl n lukaku ar does we need for nw ,so far falcao is headin somewhere els and sale Torres pls.

  8. Yunana

    May 21, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    I dnt need Gomez.we need cavani.schrrl.and lukaku mr. Abramovic

  9. Elliot Engmann

    May 21, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    Yes i agree wit all of u lukaku wuld be a vry gud choice bt we also need experience.for europe

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