Brazilian worldwide Raphinha joined Barcelona at the beginning of the season, however Premier League outfit Chelsea are reportedly conserving tabs on him.
In accordance with journalist Simon Phillips, Chelsea stay eager on the 26-year-old winger and lots of on the membership nonetheless just like the participant.
Talking to GIVEMESPORT, he mentioned: “Yeah, that is one to observe for certain. I used to be advised months in the past that Chelsea have been nonetheless conserving tabs on Raphinha, even after he joined Barcelona. He was pretty near becoming a member of Chelsea at one level earlier than Barcelona got here in.
“Many at Chelsea nonetheless like him. Clearly, he selected Barcelona, they have been his dream and he made that fairly clear publicly as effectively, however Chelsea have nonetheless been there.”
It stays to be seen whether or not Chelsea are ready to make a transfer for the Brazilian worldwide on the finish of the season.
The Blues spent important sums of cash and Mykhaylo Mudryk and Noni Madueke in the course of the January switch window. It could be fairly shocking in the event that they determined to signal one other winger on the finish of the season.
Raphinha performed his greatest soccer with Leeds United within the Premier League and the chance to return to England might be a tempting possibility for him. The participant has 9 targets and 9 assists to his title throughout all competitions.
Whereas the Brazilian has impressed on occasion, he has been fairly inconsistent since his transfer to the Spanish membership and that has attracted a whole lot of criticism from the Spanish media and the followers as effectively.
It will likely be attention-grabbing to see if Barcelona are ready to money in on the 26-year-old on the finish of the season. Raphinha is very rated in England, and he’s unlikely to have any scarcity of suitors if the Spanish outfit need to transfer him on.