Chelsea transfer news: €40m scouting target only player in Europe with better dribbling stats than Eden Hazard, Arsenal also keeping tabs


Galatasaray star Bruma has hit the ground running this season and attracted interest from across Europe as a result.

A source close to the player told that Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and West Ham are all scouting Bruma.

Per the source, Galatasaray are currently negotiating a new deal for Bruma which would extend his current contract by two-years – to 2020 – and include a €40 million release clause which is what the club value the Portuguese international as being worth.

The clubs in mention monitored Bruma during the Istanbul derby against Galatasaray a fortnight ago where he scored in the 2-2 draw against reigning champions Besiktas.

United have been keeping close tabs on Bruma since his display against the Red Devils in their pre-season clash.

Bruma has two goals and three assists in the league for the Lions this season and has already picked up three Man of the Match awards.

The Portuguese youngster is also statistically the best rated player in the Super Lig according to Whoscored.

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The 21-year-old also happens to have pulled off more successful dribbles than any other player in the top five European leagues according to Opta. Bruma averages 5.2 successful dribbles per-game which works out at 31 over the course of six games.

Chelsea star Eden Hazard is second overall with 30 successful dribbles over seven games but it averages at 4.3 per-game which is less than Bruma, Adama Traore and Wilfried Zaha.



In other Chelsea transfer news AC Milan are hopeful that the can land Cesc Fabregas in January according to the Sun.