'I think': TalKSPORT pundit urges Chelsea to sign 24-goal striker Boehly reportedly wants

TalkSPORT pundit Scott Minto insists Chelsea should “go big” in the summer transfer window to sign Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

37-year-old Ronaldo, whose future is widely discussed in the media right now, proved last season he’s still got top quality even at his age.

The Portuguese forward finished last season with 24 goals in 38 games across all competitions for Man United, including 18 goals in the Premier League.

It’s been reported Chelsea’s co-owner Todd Boehly wants to sign the global superstar, so there’s still a chance of a late move in the window. That could put Blues manager Thomas Tuchel in an uncomfortable position trying to slot him into his XI, though.

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Chelsea should sign Ronaldo

TalkSPORT’s Minto, who’s an ex-Chelsea player, believes his former club should try bring Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge.

“When Thomas Tuchel came in, he won the Champions League and got Chelsea back into the top four on the basis of a good defence, not necessarily scoring goals,” he told talkSPORT.

“The defence doesn’t look good at the moment and we haven’t got the goals, either.

“So I think Chelsea should go big for Ronaldo.”

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Blues need No.9

Whatever you think about the Ronaldo rumours, there’s no doubt Chelsea need to try to bring in a proven goalscorer before the summer window shuts.

First of all, Ronaldo’s age shouldn’t really be a factor because he’s still super fit, capable of scoring at this level, and you could chuck him on a short-term deal.

However, if Tuchel can’t picture him working in his system there’s not much point signing him.

Kai Havertz can play in the striker position, while perhaps young Blues forward Armando Broja can get an opportunity to show his potential and ability. It’s obvious to every supporter that Chelsea must get another frontman to elevate this side, though.

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A sports journalist who graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016 and is a Chelsea supporter. Loves anything football or cricket related when it comes to England.