Chelsea additionally tried to land Ambrabat on deadline day – report
Barcelona missed out on the midfielder too
Barcelona weren’t the one staff who tried to land Sofyan Amrabat on deadline day, as Premier League big-spenders Chelsea additionally reportedly needed the Fiorentina midfielder.
The New York Occasions report that Todd Boehly tried to land Amrabat in addition to Enzo Fernandez on the ultimate day of the winter window.
Boehly had requested a couple of mortgage however was advised Fiorentina needed to maintain the Morocco worldwide and “would not consider letting its star player leave for anything other than a premium, and permanent, fee.”
The Chelsea chief thought Fiorentina’s asking value was “unreasonable” which didn’t go down nicely with the Serie A aspect. After a little bit of forwards and backwards the report reckons “the call, and the negotiation, ended abruptly.”
Fiorentina additionally batted off an try from Barcelona to land Amrabat, and the midfielder has since apologized to his team-mates for making an attempt to drive by means of a transfer.
Amrabat has since returned to motion for Fiorentina however suffered a fractured nostril in his staff’s Coppa Italia conflict in opposition to Torino.