Chelsea Transfer Round Up: Benteke a possible solution to the Blues’ striking conundrum - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s search for a top-quality striker continues as the Portuguese is now believed to be lining up a shock move for Aston Villa’s highly promising Belgian striker Christian Benteke.
The Blues have been linked with several top strikers such as Edinson Cavani, Wayne Rooney, Robert Lewandowski and Luis Suarez this summer. However, Mourinho is finding it hard to force through a suitable negotiation for any of them.
According to Duncan Castles, writing for Goal.com, the Londoners are preparing a bid for the 22-year-old and are hopeful of getting him at a reasonable price.
Despite not being as talented as the aforementioned strikers, Benteke boasts a skill set of his own, an unique charisma that does the talking for the mercurial Belgian.
Having scored 19 goals in his debut season last campaign, the towering Villa forward almost singleha...