Chelsea and West Ham favourites to land Ajax forward Kudus Mohammed

Chelsea and West Ham are now favourites to sign Ajax forward Kudus Mohammed with seven days to the end of this summer’s transfer window.

The Ghanaian International has become a subject of interest for many clubs in Europe but it has become clear in the closure of the summer transfer window that if 23-year old is to move from the Johan Cruyff Arena it will be into the Premier League.

Manchester United, Arsenal, Brighton, Chelsea and West Ham are all clubs weighting options to lure the versatile man from Ajax but Chelsea and West Ham United appear clear favourites for the Ghanaian International according to reports in the last day.

United boss Erik ten Hag was hoping for a reunion with his former forward enforcement but has opted for Rasmus Hojlund while despite Brighton agreeing a deal with Ajax for Kudus’ signature the Ghanaian turned down the idea to move to the Amex.

Chelsea were thought to have led Arsenal in West London battle for Ghana’s brightest football icon at the moment but a deal collapsed with West Ham United entering into the scene to multiply London’s fight for Kudus Mohammed.

West Ham United may have shown their superiority over Chelsea in the deal, or only on the field? The Hammers hammered Chelsea 3-1 in the EPL at the London Sadium Sunday but two of the bids for Kudus Mohammed have been rejected.

According to latest reports on Wednesday evening, suggesting West Ham are still one of favourites to land Kudus Mohammed, nearing a £35.4 plus £2.56 performance related odd-ons deal with Ajax for the Black Stars forward, according to Sky Sports.

Futball Surgery Sports also understand talks between West Ham and Ajax are ongoing and Chelsea have reconsider their decision to go back for Kudus Mohammed.

Chelsea are understood reopening talks with Ajax for Kudus Mohammed putting into a context a battle between Chelsea and West Ham for the Ghanaian with a week to the end of the summer transfer window.

This comes after Chelsea limited in both qualitatively and quantitatively following long spell absence of Christopher Nkunku, Carney Chukwuemeka and Arnando Broja.

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino who had much say in the club’s intial attempt for Kudus’ signature has asked his bosses to get him attacking reinforcement typically a center forward or a versatile player, and is understood to have marked Kudus Mohammed in a liking manner.

Chelsea are expected to make contacts with Ajax over a deal they nearly completed last month after agreeing personal terms with the Black Stars attacker.

Kudus has two years left on his contract and has ever made it known he wants a new challenge with Chelsea and West Ham the likeliest destinations seven days to the end of the 2023 summer transfer window.

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