Sergio Aguero battles with David Luiz

Chelsea have been linked with numerous strikers across Europe so far this transfer window, but now they could be about to swoop for a Premier League rival in a huge move.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gonzalo Higuain, and Andrea Belotti have been linked with switches in recent days, but now Spanish journalist Manu Sainz has claimed the Blues want Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.

It’s an intriguing report given the Argentine’s previous encounters with Chelsea, and in particular David Luiz, and Michy Batshuayi’s promising end to last season but, according to Sainz, Pep Guardiola appears happy to sanction the move.

Many Blues supporters have been taken by surprise by the news, and the reaction has been decidedly mixed on social media, as you can see from the tweets below…