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According to The Sun, Chelsea have submitted a formal bid for Napoli striker Dries Mertens. The report claims the Blues submitted a £4.7 million bid for the 32 year old forward.
Napoli have now made a decision on Chelsea’s offer for Mertens.
According to TuttoMercatoWeb, Napoli have rejected Chelsea’s offer for Mertens. With the transfer window closing on Friday, the Blues might have to act fast and submit another bid for the Belgian international.
Mertens’ contract with Napoli expires at the end of the season and the Italian club might be forced to sell the Belgian international before the end of the January transfer window.