Chelsea launch £42m bid for 29-year-old Ligue 1 forward

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According to a report by Le10 sport, Chelsea have launched a £42m bid for 29-year-old Paris Saint-Germain striker Edison Cavani.

It has been no secret that for the past few years Cavani has been yearning for a move to the Premier League.

Chelsea have been linked with Cavani before, it’s likely this is yet another product of the rumour mill that will eventually fade into passing.

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Chelsea were known to be interested in Real Madrid striker Morata and in light of the failed attempts to sign him, it seems Chelsea are also once again contemplating a move for Romelu Lukaku.

According to the Liverpool Echo, the Blues will be lodging a bid worth £50m (which falls short of Everton’s £65m valuation) but will have Everton considering whether or not to give in.