This might be the new messiah that will rescue the football of North London, Chelsea from the doldrums.
Chelsea are interested in signing Borussia Dortmund’s 19 year-old Swedish striker Alexander Isak, according to ESPN. The forward, dubbed the new Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has been on loan at Willem II in Holland this term having failed to find a starting place at Dortmund. Antoine Griezmann will depart Atletico Madrid to join the next club Jose Mourinho manages after the Portuguese warned him about missing out on the chance to win the Champions League, claim Don Balon. The Frenchman looks set to end the season empty-handed after Diego Simeone’s side crashed out of Europe and with Barcelona leading the race for the title in La Liga. Now, former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager Mourinho has told the 28-year-old that time is running out for success in the Champions League and that he will happily take the striker to his next club with him. Sead Kolasinac has brushed off speculation linking Arsenal with a summer move for a new left-back. Big changes are expected at the Emirates once the transfer window opens at the end of the season, with manager Unai Emery keen to continue the rebuilding job he started last summer when five new faces arrived. It’s been widely reported that a new left-back is a priority for Emery, with several names linked – including Celtic’s Kieran Tierney and Ajax’s Nicolas Tagliafico