Chelsea set to compete with Atletico Madrid for the new Romelu Lukaku

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According to Goal’s Nizaar Kinsella, Chelsea are set to be compete with Spanish club Atletico Madrid for Stoke City U18 striker Mohamed Sankoh.

The Dutch striker has been likened to former Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku thanks to his playing style.

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Sankoh is arguably the hottest property in the Championship club’s academy as the Dutch forward has fired nine goals and provided nine assists at Under-18 level this season.

Sankoh won the European Under-17 Championship with the Netherlands in 2019 alongside Chelsea’s Ian Maatsen and the Blues have already made contact with the teenage striker.

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