French striker Moussa Dembele who has been a long time target for Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has arrived in London on Tuesday, January, 31, 2017, but his club Celtic have explained that the player is in England for a scan on a potential knee injury.
Antonio Conte is desperate to bring another striker who is capable of challenging Spanish forward Diego Costa to the club and the Blues are now weighing up a £30 million bid to lure Dembele to Stamford bridge.
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After spending three seasons at Fulham, Dembele joined Celtic prior to the start of the current season, and the 20-year-old has been superb for the Scottish Premiership side.
This season, Dembele has scored 20 goals in just 38 games in all competitions for Celtic including a hat-trick against fierce rivals Rangers back in September 2016.
Meanwhile, should the deal be counter productive, Antonio Conte is also putting an eye on 23-year-old Torino striker Andrea Belotti as the transfer deadline draws to a close.