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Gianfranco Zola confirms Chelsea interest in Premier League striker


Gianfranco Zola confirms Chelsea interest in Premier League striker

Zola confirms Chelsea interest in Wilson

Chelsea assistant Gianfranco Zola has acknowledged that the Blues are keeping tabs on the proceedings of in-form Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.

The 26-year-old has enjoyed a fruitful Premier League season with eight goals and five assists from just 16 league appearances and this has increased the speculation regarding his future ahead of the New Year.

Amidst this, Zola has praised the qualities of Wilson in a news conference while pretty confirming that the Blues are tracking him, he said: "Callum Wilson is doing well for his club and is of interest not only of us but for many."

Wilson has struggled with a couple of long-term knee problems which have hampered his progress but his form during the ongoing campaign has enhanced his reputation with both club and country.

The striker was called up to the England national side during the last international break and found the scoresheet on his debut against the United States of America in a friendly.