Chelsea should go all out to signal Borussia Dortmund sensation Erling Haaland as a way to resolve their goalscoring woes, Joe Cole believes.
The Blues boast among the best defensive information within the Premier League since Thomas Tuchel’s arrival in January however their ahead line is struggling to click on into gear.
On Saturday, Tuchel’s males laboured to a 0-Zero stalemate with Leeds at Elland Street and their attacking struggles have been evident for all to see.
Haaland has developed right into a celebrity since becoming a member of the Dortmund in January 2020, scoring 47 objectives in 47 appearances.
Earlier this week, the 20-year-old performed an enormous function in serving to Dortmund advance to the quarter-finals with two objectives in opposition to Sevilla.
He additionally etched himself into the report books by changing into the quickest participant to succeed in 20 objectives within the competitors – taking simply 14 video games to succeed in that feat!
And Cole believes that to ensure that his outdated aspect to really problem for titles, they should signal a participant within the ilk of the blossoming striker.
“They want one participant for me, Haaland. He’s on the wish-list.” Cole advised BT Sport. ‘He’s a No.9. There’s a lot on this squad, there’s high quality in all areas, such a powerful squad.
“You simply want that one sparkle of magic, that No.9, that point of interest and it’ll change this membership getting again to the glory days of difficult for the title recurrently.”
Tuchel confirmed he plans to make use of Kai Havertz as a No.9 with the German most well-liked to guide the road in Chelsea’s final two outings.
“I really feel Kai could be very snug in excessive positions to drop into half areas from the excessive positions to show and drive with the ball and use his velocity,” Tuchel stated after the stalemate.
“However he additionally arrives very naturally within the field to complete our assaults. He’s snug in ending.
“He can play as a No.9, as a half striker or a winger. At the moment we used him as a No.9. I’m joyful, sadly he couldn’t end like he finishes in coaching or his expertise permits him to complete. I belief him on this place.”