Former Blue doesn’t think Chelsea can sign 24-year-old player loved by Thomas Tuchel

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According to reports, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is a massive fan of Juventus star Federico Chiesa.

Chiesa scored the only goal of the game when Juve beat Chelsea in the Champions League game in Turin, and the 24-year-old caused Chelsea’s defence too many problems before scoring in the second half of the game.

Chiesa was also brilliant for Italy during the Euros, and the forward has been very brilliant for Juve.

Chiesa has been linked with a move to Chelsea, but former Blue Craig Burley doubts if Chelsea would be able to sign up the 24-year-old.

“They might as well burn the place down if they sell him (Chiesa),” Burley told ESPN.

“It might be problematic from his point of view, but I think Juventus have enough clout to make sure they’re not selling their best players… I don’t see Chelsea being able to get Chiesa from Juventus.”

Chiesa has scored 17 goals and made 13 assists in 59 appearances since arriving at Juventus from Fiorentina on an initial loan deal that turns into a permanent one.

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