As the transfer window draws closer, the Blues have started making plans to bring in fresh players who will help strengthen their current squad.
Brazilian sensational midfielder Alex Teixeira seems to be one of Chelsea’s Prime target after the player earlier confirmed Chelsea’s interest in him.
The highly rated star was earlier valued at £30m (€40m) and the Blues chief Roman Abramovich was keen on meeting his valuation prize, in other to bring the star to Stamford Bridge in winter transfer.
However, speaking to the press, Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu claims that his star player is worth more than €40m and it will take interested club a massive €50m for them to lure the star away from Shakhtar.
“Alex is now worth more than 40 million.” said Lucescu.
“ I think at the end of the season – were [he] to continue with this performance – his value is 50 million euro.”
“ If [he] were playing in a league more competitive, [his] transfer would be at the same level as that of Di Maria.”
The 25-year old versatile star can play as a striker, a winger and an attacking midfielder. He has been on sparkling form this season scoring 26 goals in 25 appearances for the Ukrainian club.