Chelsea considering shock move for former Manchester United and Arsenal star

Chelsea are in need of goals and therefore striker who can make them. The Blues have brought Alexandre Pato to Stamford Bridge, but are now eyeing a shock move for Robin van Persie, according to The Daily Express.

The Dutchman is said to be unhappy at Turkish side Fenerbahçe, with the Blues looking to bolster their frontline before the transfer deadline.

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink doesn’t really have a reliable back-up for Diego Costa, who has found his groove again under the Dutch manager, who replaced Jose Mourinho in December.

Loic Remy is keen to move away from Stamford Brigde on loan, while Radamel Falcao is still injured and is not expected to return anytime soon.

Van Persie would therefore be an amazing get for the Blues, who have struggled all season and are ranked just 13th after 23 Premier League matches.

However, it’s understood the London club would have to make an “extraordinary offer” to get their hands on the former Manchester United and Arsenal star, who has scored seven goals in 18 league appearances this season.

The 32-year-old has recorded a total of 144 goals in his Premier League period, while also hitting the net 50 times for the Dutch national team.

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