Chelsea have just over a week to add to their squad during the January transfer window.
Head coach Frank Lampard has seen his side struggle to put teams away this season and has gone on record saying he’d like to bring in another forward before deadline day.
One name that has been touted with a move to Stamford Bridge is Dinamo Zagreb attacking midfielder Dani Olmo.
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The 21-year-old is one of the most sought after young talents in European football after impressing in the Champions League for his club this season.
So, could the player be at Stamford Bridge by the end of the window?
We take a look at the latest news on the player’s future below.
Who is Dani Olmo?
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Chelsea make ‘firm offer’
Sport (via SportsWitness) claim that the Blues have made a ‘firm offer’ for the Dinamo Zagreb man, although there are no figures mentioned in the report, it is claimed that the Croatian side are after a figure of around £34 million for the 21-year-old.
What has he said?
“Last summer was an ideal time to take a next step,” Olmo told Jugones (via Goal).
“In the end it did not happen and I said that I was equally happy because I wanted to play Champions League.
“But I think my cycle there is over and I want to take the next step to continue improving.”
Dani Olmo of Dinamo Zagreb celebrates a goal during the UEFA Champions League group C match between Dinamo Zagreb and Manchester City
(Image: Luka Stanzl/Pixsell/MB Media/Getty Images)
The player reiterated his stance in a separate interview with Catalan newspaper L’Esportiu (via the Express).
“My goal is to go to the European Championship [with Spain] and it will be difficult for me if in the next six months I’m only playing in a smaller league, like the one in…