Sources: Chelsea offer £25m plus two stars in new £85m bid for Everton star Anthony Gordon
Chelsea have offered Everton two stars in a sensational £85million cash-plus-player bid for Anthony Gordon, sources have told Football Insider.
The London giants’ latest bid of £25m plus Armando Broja and Conor Gallagher in exchange for the wide forward demonstrates how far they are willing to go to tie up the deal by next week’s transfer cut-off.
The Merseysiders have already rejected multiple cash bids from Chelsea as they ramp up their efforts to lure the 21-year-old.
Now Chelsea have offered a new solution of midfielder Gallagher and striker Broja plus £25m in exchange for Gordon.
The Stamford Bridge pair are both valued at around the £30m mark, means the deal would be worth an extraordinary £85m.
Everton are in the market for a pacy striker as well as a central midfielder who can create and score goals.
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The new offer could work for them as they fear being priced out of the market for new signings once rivals know they have banked the cash for Gordon.
The latest twist demonstrates how far the Londoners are willing to go to get a deal for Gordon over the finish line.
The new ownership regime at Stamford Bridge has been successful in bringing Marc Cucurella, Raheem Sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly, Carney Chukwuemeka and Gabriel Slonina to Stamford Bridge for a combined total of close to £170m.
They are also putting the finishing touches to the capture of Wesley Fofana in a deal worth £75m.
Gordon enjoyed a breakthrough season for Everton in 2021-22, scoring four and providing three assists in 40 appearances.
The youngster has started all four of their Premier League matches this term and scored in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Brentford.
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