Date: 12th November 2023 at 6:50pm
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Chelsea battled to earn a point in a thrilling 4-4 draw against Manchester City on Sunday. 

The visitors went ahead at Stamford Bridge when Erling Haaland won and then converted a penalty, but the Blues equalised shortly after through veteran defender Thiago Silva’s header.

Chelsea then took the lead through former City man Raheem Sterling, before Manuel Akanji headed home a Bernardo Silva cross to draw the two sides level once again.

Shortly after the break, Haaland bundled home his second and City’s third, before Nicolas Jackson continued his impressive run of form with his fourth goal in a week.

Pep Guardiola’s side once again took the lead in the closing stages courtesy of Rodri’s heavily deflected long-range effort, but former City starlet Cole Palmer had the final say as his penalty deep into added time earned Chelsea a crucial point.

The result leaves City top of the Premier League table, while Chelsea remain tenth but will have been boosted by an impressive week.

Despite Jackson scoring once again, it appears that the West London club are still on the hunt for a new striker.

Jackson scored his sixth Premier League goal during Chelsea’s draw against Man City

According to Football Insider, those in charge of the club’s transfer policy remain intent on signing a striker in January despite Jackson’s impressive recent form.

Jackson, a three-time Senegal international, scored a hat-trick during Chelsea’s win over Tottenham Hotspur on Monday and netted his sixth Premier League goal of the season against the Citizens.

He cost the Blues around £30 million when he joined from Spanish side Villarreal over the summer, but could soon be replaced as first choice striker if Chelsea find a suitable target.

As well as Jackson, the Blues also signed Christopher Nkunku from German side RB Leipzig during the recent summer transfer window, however the Frenchman is yet to make his debut for his new side due to injury.

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