According to reports now, 22-year-old Spanish international Paco Alcacer could be all set to join Premier League champions Chelsea in the new year. The youngster has been closely monitored by manager Jose Mourinho over the summer transfer window before he signed a new five-year deal with La Liga side Valencia.
Further, has had also revealed his happiness that he was staying in Spain for the time being and stated that there was never any doubt of him leaving and joining the Blues. He said, “Every time I came into the club’s offices my answer was always the same. I never had any doubts. I’ve been coming to this stadium to watch the team since I was young and for me it’s a dream come true [to sign a new deal]. I’m very proud to be at Valencia and even more so because I’ve been here since I was a child.”
It seems that the Portuguese manager will have to strive hard to get his target now, though the Sunday edition of the Sun added that the striker’s recent form has once again caught the attention of Mourinho.
Scouts from the west London side were monitoring the front-man in action in Valencia’s 3-0 win over Malaga and his £50m buy-out clause might be met by Chelsea, as they are keen on bringing him to Stamford Bridge in the near future.
For those who haven’t seen him play, here is a small compilation of what he capable of