Chelsea identified Bundesliga No.9 as Hazard’s replacement

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Chelsea want to secure services of Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey this summer if they manage to avoid their transfer ban,

The West London club filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport and are hopeful their transfer ban will be suspended during the appeal process.

The Blues have long been rumoured with securing the services of Bailey and have revived their interest in luring the 21-year-old attacker at Stamford Bridge ahead of the next season.

Jamaica international forward is valued at around £80million by his team and that figure would make him the Blues most expensive signing of all time.

Chelsea are on the hunt for attacking players with Eden Hazard has officially committed his future to Real Madrid.

Belgian attacker switch was confirmed this week and the Blues will immediately collect £88m for their star player.

Chelsea want versatile wingers and believe Bailey to be an ideal addition for them despite enduring a difficult 2018/19 season in Bundesliga.

Bailey was courted by a host of top teams, including the Blues, before he signed for Bayer Leverkusen back in January 2017, however, managed to found back of the net just five times in the 2018/19 season.

Christian Pulisic is already a Chelsea player who has joined the Blues from Dortmund and Brazilian forward David Neres also believed to be on top of Maurizio Sarri’s wishlist ahead of the next season.

But, all of Chelsea’s transfer plans depend on the verdict of the court.