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Chelsea leading Felipe Anderson chase

July 12, 2016
 
 

Lazio playmaker Felipe Anderson has set his sights on a fresh challenge following his side’s failure to qualify for Europe next season. Premier League giants Manchester United had failed with a £40m approach for the player last summer.

Anderson had a tough campaign with the Italian outfit last term as he struggled to find himself a regular place in the starting line-up.

ESPN says the 23-year-old could be on the move this summer after he signalled his agent to look for potential offers. The Brazilian is said to favour a switch to the Premier League and this gives Chelsea the advantage, given they are on the search for an attacking midfielder.

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In spite of the player’s drop in form, Lazio will demand fees in excess of £42m for his sale in the transfer window.

The former Santos man has appeared in 99 games for the Serie A side, netting 21 goals in the process.

Source: The Transfer Rumour Mill

 
 

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