CHELSEA are in pole position to land Bournemouth hitman Callum Wilson. That’s according to bookies Coral, who now price the Blues at maxbet
just 2/1 to secure his services.
“Chelsea are being linked with a number of strikers as we head towards the January transfer window,” Coral’s Harry Aitkenhead said.
“According to our odds they are well clear in the chase for the highly-rated Wilson.
“We think a move to Stamford Bridge could well happen as early as this January.”
Liverpool are second in the maxbet
running at 4/1. Coral price Tottenham at 6/1.
Express Sport reported last weekend that Chelsea are confident of tying up a £30m January deal for Wilson.
Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, Blues assistant Gianfranco Zola admitted the club were looking to sign the England striker.
"I'm sure there are a lot of players that are linked with us,” the Italian said.
“Certainly, Callum Wilson is doing very well for his club. He is an interest not only for us but for many.”
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Howe, however, wasn’t happy with Italian’s comments about his star man.
"I spoke to Gianfranco afterwards and yeah we had a little chat about that situation," he said.
"But Gianfranco is an incredible person and a really nice guy.