Report: Chelsea player set for another meeting over his future this week, clubs queueing up to sign him

Armando Broja is reportedly set for more talks this week with Chelsea to discuss his immediate future.

According to The Express, Blues manager Thomas Tuchel is reluctant to grant Broja’s sale and has him in his plans going into the new season.

It is understood West Ham have cooled interest in the 20-year-old after making a £30million bid. However, Premier League clubs Newcastle United and Everton are still queuing up to try sign him.

The report explains further talks are expected between Chelsea and Broja this week, with the player not keen on the idea of being loaned out again.

Broja, who left Chelsea’s pre-season trip early because of an injury, is not thought to have a serious problem. It’s going to be interesting to see how his future is resolved amid plenty of interest.

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Broja set for more Chelsea talks

Will the Blues manage to convince the youngster he’s part of their plans moving into the new season?

He scored nine goals in 38 Southampton appearances during a loan last year, which is why many Chelsea supporters want to see him integrated into their group for the upcoming campaign.

However, he’s still a relatively inexperienced player learning his trade.

TalkSPORT’s Darren Ambrose recently suggested Broja should be above Kai Havertz in the pecking order for Chelsea’s No.9 position. Will Tuchel view it the same way, though?

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Desperate for goals

It’s obvious this Blues XI needs a consistent goalscorer to really see it consistently challenge for all the trophies.

Raheem Sterling’s arrival should be enough to inject some extra firepower to the attack, but it’s a worry the striker position is still not fixed this close to the new season.

One argument is nobody will know if Broja is ready until he gets a run of starts in the Blues XI. However, it’s a major risk for the club not to go out and sign a proven goalscorer.

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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.