AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko has said “yes” to a signing for Chelsea, according to Italian journalist
Gianluca Di Marzio .
Chelsea must now work on agreeing on a deal with the Italian club as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his attacking options.
The Blues hopeful of completing a move for Roma duo Dzeko and left-back Emerson Palmieri in a €60m deal involving Michy Batshuayi heading the other way.
Double deal
The Blues entered talks with the Italian club over a deal for both Dzeko and Emerson yesterday evening.
It is reported that a deal worth in the region of €60m with Michy Batshuayi being sent in the opposite direction on loan is currently being discussed.
The Blues have reached a breakthrough with the Bosnian forward who has agreed to join the West London club.
Chelsea must now start work on reaching an agreement with Roma for their star striker, who has netted 12 times this season in 26 appearances.
Jamie Brown : Conte appears to be targeting a specific profile of striker, with the likes of Andy Carroll, Fernando Llorente, Peter Crouch and now Dzeko suggesting he is looking for a target man.
Morata has had a tricky first spell in England, receiving much criticism for his performances, despite netting 10 goals in 20 Premier League appearances.
The Italian is also desperate to replace Batshuayi who has failed to make his mark when he has been handed opportunities by the manager.
Dzeko has already proven himself in England, also impressing in Italy and would be a great coup for the Blues if they can pull off a deal.

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