Chelsea target Callum Wilson has outperformed Alvaro Morata so far this season - The Chelsea Chronicle

Chelsea target Callum Wilson has outperformed Alvaro Morata so far this season

Chelsea are reportedly eyeing up a potential swoop for Bournemouth centre-forward Callum Wilson.

According to the Mirror, the Blues are tracking the 26-year-old and could even firm up interest as early as the January transfer window if he continues to impress in the Premier League.

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Wilson has made a stunning start to the campaign and has outperformed Chelsea’s current first-choice striker Alvaro Morata.

The Bournemouth speed machine has made 13 appearances across all competition so far this season, scoring seven goals and supplying five assists.

Many are tipping him for a first ever call-up to the senior England squad and he’s currently proving a nightmare for top-flight defences to handle.

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Meanwhile, Morata is statistically behind him despite scoring six goals in 15 games across all competitions.

Chelsea’s reported interest in Wilson is an interesting one and if he continues to score goals he could be a shrewd addition at Stamford Bridge, as he would inject some lightning pace in the final third.

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But it may too big an ask for him to become the club’s first-choice option and using him more in a squad role could be a better fit.

Chelsea are still hoping that Morata can develop into the world-class striker they are craving and he will become just that is he can replicate his recent form over an extended period of time.

Dom is a Chelsea supporter who has worked in online publishing for more than six years. Graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016, he now writes exclusively for The Chelsea Chronicle covering news, analysis and match coverage. He enjoys the dream position of writing about his boyhood club, which seems to be involved in more drama every single day than an episode of The Bill. Aside from his love for Chelsea, he supports and follows the England cricket team. He also fancies himself as the Sunday League version of Michael Essien.