Chelsea are interested in signing Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic, according to reports.
With Diego Costa’s future at Stamford bridge up in the air and Radamel Falcao’s failure to impress at Chelsea, the Blues are looking to strengthen their forward line and the latest player linked with the club is Fiorentina star Nikola Kalinic.
Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Chelsea are monitoring the striker and see him as the man to improve their ailing front line.
The Croatian striker has scored 10 goals already this term despite playing in just 9 games and the striker’s performances have alerted scouts from Stamford bridge.
The striker has spent time in the Barclays premier league before with Blackburn Rovers and shouldn’t need much time to adapt to the demands of England’s top flight football competition.
The striker will also be eligible to feature for the blues in the UEFA champions league should he make the switch to West London.
Kalinic scored 7 goals in 44 appearances for Blackburn Rovers between 2009 and 2011 but later Joined Dnipro from where he moved to Fiorentina last summer.
The striker has been in superb form for Fiorentina since moving to Italy and its highly unlikely the Fiorence club will let him leave this January.Follow Football News Arena on Facebook and Twitter for the latest transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from across the major Leagues in Europe and around the World.