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Chelsea ‘make contact’ with Arsenal youngster Khayon Edwards in bid to snap up bright prospect


Chelsea are considering snapping up teenage Arsenal striker Khayon Edwards and have made contact with the teen over a potential transfer this summer season.

The Blues usually are not the only team in the 18-year-old, with Goal.com reporting that Brighton, Leeds and Southampton are additionally eager, whereas clubs in Germany have additionally been alerted to his talents.

The striker has loved an outstanding season at youth level, scoring 17 goals in 22 games throughout the age ranges, whereas also laying on six assists.

Edwards is but to signal professional terms with the Gunners and may leave on a free transfer this summer season, though Arsenal would be due compensation if he were to go away.

Chelsea are nonetheless unable to sign any players as a result of sanctions positioned on proprietor Roman Abramovich, so they aren’t ready to do a cope with Edwards till the sale of the membership is full.

Nonetheless, the report from Goal states that the youngster has grown up as a fan of the Blues, so they could have a bonus over their rivals on that entrance as and once they can deliver him in.

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Arsenal wish to preserve maintain of one of their brightest abilities and have been in talks over a brand new contract for a while.

They still hope to persuade him to remain and fend off the curiosity from elsewhere as they proceed talks with Edwards’ agent, who additionally represents Bukayo Saka.

The Gunners are determined to rustle up a new deal for Saka, probably their Most worthy asset, who’s out of contract in 2024.

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