chelsea have been told it could cost them up to £86m to sign Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia next year, confirm the evening standard. The Blues are likely to face major competition for the player dubbed ‘Kvaradona’ by Napoli fans who love him to club legend Diego Maradona.
Chelsea may have to pay record fee for signing Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
Kvartskhelia’s agent opens up about his future
The 21-year-old winger has had an incredible impact on the Italian club since joining them earlier this year from Dinamo Batumi. The Georgia international’s performances have caught the eye of several top European clubs, including the super rich chelsea as well as their Premier League rivals Liverpool – whom Kvaratskhelia tormented in their recent Champions League group stage encounters.
The winger’s agent recently opened up about his future, telling fabrice romano“You know what’s crazy, he’s done what he’s done in Russia and Europe for the last two years. He came to Napoli, he was brilliant and people talk about 100 million euros. For me, if he continues to play like this until the end of the season and next season because there is zero percent chance that they will sell him [in January]. It will reach 100 million euros for sure.
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This interest follows his exploits in the Champions League, where he has scored 2 goals and provided 3 assists in just five appearances so far in his debut campaign in Europe’s most prestigious club competition.
Kvaratskhelia’s career so far
The Georgian winger has been nicknamed “the best player in Serie Aafter his league and Champions League exploits for Napoli. The 21-year-old has made 17 appearances for the Italian side this season, scoring 8 goals and providing 10 assists – being one of the most prolific players in Europe’s top 5 leagues.
Kvicha Kvaratskhelia’s game in numbers against Sassuolo:
100% completed long bales
100% crosses completed
85% pass accuracy
3 key passes
2 big chances created
Unstoppable. 💫 pic.twitter.com/6tA5EAlyOA
— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) October 29, 2022
The Serie A star shows no signs of slowing down, with his highly skilful nature and consistent goal contributions making him one of the hottest young talents in Europe. If he can maintain his consistency for the coming months, Kvaratskhelia could soon become an £85million player.