Chelsea watch over a former talent from La Masía: Raúl Moro

According to statements by the Italian media We are Lazio, he Chelsea is among a host of European clubs vying for the signing of the Lazio winger, Raúl Moro.

The 18-year-old rose through the youth ranks at Espanyol and FC Barcelona before moving to the Italian capital in 2019. He made his Serie A debut with Lazio as a late substitute against Juventus Turin towards the end of last season. but he is still not in Simeone Inzaghi’s team so far this season in Italian football.

However, despite his lack of playing time in the senior category, Moro has continued to impress with Lazio’s Primavera team, scoring 8 goals in 8 games so far this season.

Chelsea is still looking for young European promises

According to the report, the star is frustrated by his lack of minutes in the first team and is eager to step away to accelerate his development as an international elite player.

Chelsea are believed to be leading the race to sign the former youth prospect from La Masia, but faces competition from other clubs in the Premier League. An unidentified big Italian club is also chasing the Spaniard, but it is understood that Lazio would prefer to make a decision on their future at the end of the season.

Chelsea has continued to scour the continent for hidden gems, with Jimi Tauriainen, Edwin Andersson, Bryan Fiabema and Lucas Bergstrom joining the ranks. So the incorporation of Raúl Moro would not be something new, but a detail to take into account because the Blues are characterized by buying young prospects and keeping them in constant assignments until they can sell them.

Raúl Moro is a very interesting talent, so the offers will not stop raining until he reaches the elite.



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