Date:21st October 2021 at 1:00pm
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Chelsea moved a step closer to qualification for the Champions League knockout stages on Wednesday evening, as the Blues cruised to a 4-0 victory over Swedish side Malmo at Stamford Bridge. 

Two penalties from Jorginho, as well as goals from Andreas Christensen and Kai Havertz, gave Thomas Tuchel’s side their second victory of the campaign so far.

There was worrying news for the German, however, as both Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner were forced off with injuries in the first half, and it has since been confirmed that they will both miss the visit of Norwich City on Saturday.

Werner has been in good form for club and country of late, scoring against Southampton and Aston Villa in recent weeks and also netting a brace on his last outing for Germany.

Lukaku, meanwhile, is on a relatively baron run by his own high standards having failed to score in seven matches, but did win Chelsea’s first penalty on Wednesday.

Before kick-off at Stamford Bridge, Tuchel answered questions about another world class striker, and his comments will no doubt excite Blues fans.

As per BILD, the former Borussia Dortmund manager revealed how his side were interested in Erling Braut Haaland over the summer, and also hinted that their interest remains.

Haaland remains in Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel’s thoughts

“We have talked about Haaland a couple of times also in the transfer window. It looked unrealistic and not possible to do,” he told the German outlet.

“Of course we talk regularly about him because he is a fantastic player and a profile at Dortmund, which is a big rival for us in he Champions League.

“Sign Haaland with Lukaku? I’ve no problem to talk about that. et us see what will happen in the next weeks.”

Tuchel’s comments will undoubtedly reignite speculation linking the Norwegian striker with a move to West London.

The player was heavily rumoured to be a target for the Premier League side throughout the summer, until the £100 million signing of Lukaku was confirmed.

However, with the Belgian being the club’s only recognised centre forward, perhaps a move for another striker next summer could happen.

 
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