According to Italian Serie A expert James Horncastle, Premier League giants Chelsea don’t have the financial power to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid this summer transfer window.
Chelsea eye Wales international
The FA Cup winners finished Premier League season in the fifth position following a 3-0 defeat to Newcastle at St James’ Park on the last day of the campaign.
The Blues ended up five points behind Merseyside giants Liverpool to miss out on UEFA Champions League qualification for the second time in three campaigns.
They won the Emirates FA Cup thanks to a 1-0 win over rivals Manchester United coached by former manager Stamford Bridge favourite Jose Mourinho at Wembley Stadium after Belgium forward Eden Hazard’s winner from the spot.
Hazard linked with Madrid move
The Belgian has been constantly linked with a transfer to Real Madrid but a move has failed to happen so far.
The West Londoners have also been tipped as a possible destination for the Wales international winger as the 29-year-old looks to evaluate his Real Madrid future.
Some recent reports have claimed that the Blues could entertain the possibility of a swap transfer deal involving Eden Hazard and Gareth Bale.
The Serie A expert believes the Blues don’t have the financial power to sign the flying winger this summer transfer window.