Date: 28th February 2023 at 9:10am
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Chelsea welcome Leeds United to Stamford Bridge on Saturday for what could prove to be a crucial match for manager Graham Potter. 

The former Brighton and Hove Albion boss has struggled since taking charge of The Blues, winning just nine of his 26 games in charge.

Across their last 15 Premier League games, Chelsea have only won twice and they currently occupy tenth place in the table.

The visit of struggling Leeds could provide Potter with the perfect platform to turn his side’s fortunes around and kickstart a late bid for European qualification, while defeat may well nudge him closer to the sack.

Since Todd Boehly took charge of the London side last summer, Chelsea have signed no fewer than 16 players on permanent deals, as well as recruiting Joao Felix and Denis Zakaria on loans.

Despite that, they could once again be busy during the upcoming summer transfer window, and one of their former players is on their list of targets, according to reports.

As per Football Insider, The Blues are considering making a move to re-sign striker Tammy Abraham, who is currently playing in Italy for Roma.

Abraham could be in line for a shock return to Chelsea this summer

Chelsea are said to be keen on signing Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, whose 19 league goals this term have propelled the club to the top of the Serie A standings, but the Nigeria international would likely prove too expensive.

Abraham, meanwhile, has impressed since joining Roma from Chelsea back in 2021 and it was revealed last year that the London side have the option to buy the England international back for around £70 million.

The clause is said to become active this summer, at the same time as Romelu Lukaku’s loan spell with Inter Milan expires.

The Belgium international joined Chelsea from Inter in the summer 0f 2021 but was sent back on loan to the Italian side last summer having failed to impress in England.

He is unlikely to return to Stamford Bridge, the report says, which has prompted The Blues to look elsewhere for a forward.

Englishman Abraham scored 27 goals across all competitions during his first season in Italy, and has scored seven times so far this term.

Abraham, who cost Roma £34 million when he joined the club, is contracted to his current employers until 2026.

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