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Chelsea set to land 21-year-old sensational striker

Chelsea set to land 21-year-old sensational striker
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Fresh reports have it that English Premier League giants Chelsea are making efforts to land Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey.

Craig Butler, the father of the 21-year-old, stated that the Blues are doing everything possible to lure the Jamaican to Stamford Bridge.

Leon Bailey was influential for his side last season when he scored 12 goals in 34 appearances.

However, he has been out of favour this term under new boss Peter Bosz having managed just one goal in 16 games, and has managed to come off the bench in 8 of the matches he appeared.

Chelsea set to land 21-year-old sensational striker

Leon Bailey (Photo: Sun Sports)

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However, former Leverkusen manager Hutlet has advised the club to better move quickly to rectify the situation, with Chelsea and others clubs asking about Bailey’s situation.

He told Sport Bild: “I am very happy that this change has come about. Leon did not develop under Heiko Herrlich.

“For Leon it is very important that he enjoys football. He lives alone in Germany, the family is in Jamaica, and if Leon does not have fun, it kills him.

“Top clubs have come forward, such as Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and Roma.

“In recent months they have been surprised that Leon plays so seldom, wondering why a top league player like him is suddenly sitting on the bench.”

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