A Chelsea supporter has been sent into a transfer frenzy amid UEFA’s imminent decision.
Unsurprisingly, it involves Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland who has been linked with a summer transfer amid links to the Blues, Real Madrid, and Manchester United.
And in a potential boost for Chelsea, UEFA are set to scrap the current Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations in favour of a system that will provide clubs with greater freedom over their spending power.
According to the Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, the new rules will allow clubs to have more control over their finances and in particular in the transfer market.
Further information regarding the rules that will replace the ten-year-old FFP system will be discussed on Friday 25 March in a video conference between UEFA and the European Parliament.
This could be great news for Chelsea, especially as any deal to lure Haaland away from Dortmund this summer is likely to cost more than £100million.
With that said, his release clause of €75m (£64m) does not kick in until next summer.
But with Man United and Real Madrid also in the race, it may be wiser to act at the end of the season rather than wait 12 months and plenty could happen in that time.
UEFA’s decision regarding FFP has been discussed by many Chelsea fans on Reddit, but one, in particular, thinks a deal for Haaland is very much on the cards.
TitanX11 said: “Sooooo… Announce Haaland this summer?”
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Haaland has, in recent days, broken his silence regarding his future by insisting he is happy in Germany.
“I still have three years of contract. I am not upset about that,” he said at a press conference whilst away on international duty with Norway, as per Cope.
Although he has sent a four-word message to any club hoping to secure his signature: “They must want me.”