Despite being willing to give up in excess of £35m for his services, it seems as though Premier League giants Chelsea will be unsuccessful in their approach for Mexico International forward Hirving Lozano.
Sky Sports relay a Corriere dello Sport report suggested that Serie A giants Napoli are close to securing a deal for PSV forward, with the Serie A outfit having held multiple rounds of talks with the player’s agent.
Transfer ban aside, it seems that an impressive Mexican winger won’t be making a move to Stamford Bridge this summer.
The 23-year-old midfielder made a name for himself at the World Cup tournament earlier last summer, with a series of impressive form in attack for his country – the highlight being his goal against Germany that helped them to win the game 1-0 on the opening day of the tournament.
The West London club will now be forced to explore alternative options, be that other potential signings with the Blues are seeking a replacement for Eden Hazard who is likely to make a move Real Madrid this summer.
Belgian forward has been rumoured with a switch to Santiago Bernabeu in the recent years and after Zinedine Zidane’s return at the Los Blancos is seems more likely to see Hazard wearing famous white Jersey next season.