Chelsea Reach Agreement To Sign Forward David Datro Fofana

Chelsea are set to complete their first January transfer deal by signing David Datro Fofana from Molde in an £8.6 million move.

The 19-year-old striker has racked up 15 goals and provided a further five assists in 24 appearances so far this season.

According to Italian journalist, Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are expected to sign Fofana as an alternative to Armando Broja.

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Broja suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury during a friendly against Aston Villa, leaving Graham Potter’s attacking options significantly weakened.

Fofana has one year left on his current deal with Molde and is now on the verge of completing a switch to Stamford Bridge.

It is reported that personal terms are still being discussed between the player and Blues but a deal is expected to go through in the coming weeks, according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano.

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With Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and Kai Havertz, the only options left for manager Graham Potter, the acquisition of Fofana is expected to bolster the team’s attacking options.

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