Fabrizio Romano confirmed in the latest update that Chelsea closely watches Brighton striker Evan Ferguson. Romano informed CaughtOffside that big European clubs are eyeing Ferguson, suggesting a major transfer for him in the future. Even though Ferguson recently extended his contract with Brighton, his market value is now comparable to Moises Caicedo, whom Chelsea acquired for a hefty £115 million. In simpler words, Chelsea wants Ferguson. Despite extending his contract, they see him as valuable, like other big transfers.
Despite a hefty potential cost, Fabrizio Romano emphasizes that Chelsea genuinely wants to acquire Evan Ferguson for their team. The young striker showcased his talent in the Premier League. Chelsea seems set to invest significantly for his long-term presence. In simple terms, Chelsea really likes Ferguson and is willing to invest a lot of money to have him play for them in the future.
Chelsea Keeps a Watchful Eye on Rising Star Evan Ferguson
“We keep seeing Brighton’s Evan Ferguson linked with the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United. I can confirm that big clubs like these are following Ferguson, because he’s a top talent, but it’s just normal scouting and monitoring.”
“It would be surprising if they weren’t keeping an eye on an exciting young player like him!”
Romano emphasized that, at the moment, the interest remains part of routine scouting, stating,
“There is, however, nothing more concrete to report for the moment. Ferguson only recently signed a new contract with Brighton, so he’s fully focused on them.”
Despite the buzz surrounding Ferguson, Romano highlighted the player’s contentment at Brighton and the recent commitment to the club. Romano said,
“I’m told he’s really happy at Brighton and sees it as the best place for him to develop now, as we’ve seen with so many other top young players there in recent times.”
“I’m sure we’re going to keep seeing links everywhere, but nothing is going to be decided now.”
Meanwhile, Chelsea’s quest for a striker is no secret, and reports suggest their interest in elite options. Romano told,
“Chelsea’s desire to bring in a striker has not been hidden, with it reported that they are looking for one in the elite category.”
Current reports closely connect them to Victor Osimhen or Ivan Toney, with Toney seen as a more attainable target in January.