Chelsea take next step towards signing Peter Crouch from Stoke
Rumours circulated on Thursday evening that the Blues were interested in taking Crouch to Stamford Bridge as cover for misfiring forward Alvaro Morata.
And now they have stepped up their interest and made a formal enquiry to the Potters, according to the Mirror.
Chelsea had initially planned to sign Andy Carroll from West Ham but he has since been ruled out for a month with an injury.
Michy Batshuayi looks set to leave the club and boss Antonio Conte is desperate to bring in reinforcements to his front line.
However, the Mirror add that the two clubs are still yet to agree on a fee for the... read more
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