Chelsea advance talks to sign $89m rated forward wanted by Liverpool

Chelsea are in pole position to sign America and Borrussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, according to reports.

Pulisic has remained one of the standout performers for Dortmund since his unprecedented rise at the club. He joined the youth set-up of the Bundesliga outfit in the Feb of 2015 but he did not take time to stake a claim in the first team of the side.

His barnstorming and tenacious display has caught the attention of several European clubs but it appears that he will end up lacing his boots in the Premier League. Liverpool and Chelsea are reportedly interested in the forward. However, it is claimed that the Blues are will to make an offer to sign him.

According to Goal, Dortmund have set his price tag at £70 million ($89m) but Chelsea are trying to negotiate downward the said amount.

Dortmund will not part ways with the player in the January transfer window but a move for next summer is said to be in the offing for the 20-year-old American.

Chelsea are not short of players up front but Sarri is unhappy with the show-off of some of his players and he has asked Chelsea to reinforce his squad.