Chelsea Ready to Rival Liverpool and Real Madrid in Chase for ‘Football Prodigy’

Jude Bellingham

Matt Law of the Daily Telegraph has issued a report that will give Chelsea fans some hope of picking up young Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham.

Law reports that Todd Boehly has already attempted to make some connections with the player’s representatives despite being informed that Liverpool and Real Madrid are leading the way. The co-owner believes that there is still time for his side to gate-crash the race for the 19-year-old’s signature.

It is also reported that the higher-ups at the London side are interested in a “young, top-class midfielder” with Declan Rice named specifically as someone on the radar.

Chelsea Prepared to Rival Real Madrid and Liverpool in Jude Bellingham Race

A Prodigy

There is a reason that the Dortmund midfielder has been valued at £130 million. He has been described as a “football prodigy” in the past, having impressed for club and country as a teenager. The England international has won a host of personal accolades and earned a spot in the 2021/22 Bundesliga Team of the Season for his stellar play.

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The Kopa Trophy runner-up has garnered interest from Europe’s top clubs, and rightly so.

A Tough Race

Despite the optimism from within The Blues’ camp, they face a tough road ahead to woo Bellingham. Law’s report indicates that they are already trailing in the race and states that there is a “fear” of Manchester City getting fully involved based on the youngster’s recent performances for club and country. Despite Boehly having a strong pitch to other signings, he’ll need to be at his best to trump the competition.

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One thing is clear, the sweepstakes to sign the teenage prodigy from his German team will wear on all year long. Whoever comes out on top will no doubt be happy to add one of the most talented young players in the world to their side.