cdadmin

Chelsea Linked with Move for Porto Frontman

Today, some sources are reporting Chelsea are considering launching a big for Porto frontman and Colombian international, Jackson Marti...


Today, some sources are reporting Chelsea are considering launching a big for Porto frontman and Colombian international, Jackson Martinez. I’ve said for a long time now Jackson has been severely underrated as he’s been in the shadow of the other Colombian striking superstar, Radamel Falcao. However, as I closely follow both the Colombian national team AND Porto, I’ve always thought Jackson has the minerals to be a superstar at a top-tier European club.  Last season he banged in 34 goals in 43 games. Unless your name is Leo Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, that’s a goal tally to be proud of. He’s a proper out-and-out striker; one who can slot in and be very successful in front of a technical, talented, and creative midfield, as evidenced by his time at Porto last season when his supporting cast was Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez, and Silvestre Varela. No disrespect towards Moutinho and Varela, but I think Hazard, Oscar and Mata are a class above. In my opinion, James is on par with these guys and we will see a lot more from him in the coming months, but that’s beside the point.  

Jackson would be a massive signing for us. He can finish clinically with either foot, is deadly in the air, is pacey enough to burn a defender, and has a silky first touch. At 26 years old, he’s got plenty left to give, has proven himself at both the club and national level (directly competing with Falcao, the best out-and-out striker in the world, for a starting spot), and has a knack for scoring stunning goals of the type that’d make RvP blush with envy.


Case in point: check out the first strike in the video below, then cruise up to the goal that happens a little after the 1:02 mark.



What do YOU think? Would you rather see Chelsea make a move for a young, up-and-coming star like this or go for someone more experienced like Rooney or Eto'o? Let me know with a comment down below. Personally, I'd like to see us continue our move towards youth and long-term development, and Jackson can offer exactly what we need. 

Also, be sure to follow me on Twitter @blakehewitt for news, commentary, and updates!



Find your Chelsea tickets at Viagogo!

Carefree & KTBFFH!


ChelseaFan12.com

FreeBets

Football Betting Odds

N'Golo Kante better than Claude Makelele?

Looking to bet on football? then why not check out bettingsitesuk.uk for the latest football specials and sign-up bonuses
For the best FREE BETS & hottest sign-up offers; Best Betting Sites UK is the site to visit
Have a break from the footy & play the latest online slots @ bestonlineslotsuk.org.uk You could get lucky!
Check out bestbettingsitesUK.co.uk for the best new football betting offers around.
Chelsea to win the title? Find out what the bookies are offering at a1bettingsites.com your newest online betting site

Twitter

Facebook

Google +

The Football Blog Network

For all the best free bet promo codes head over to Betting Code
Make sure you get one of these great betting offers for the next Chelsea game.
Get the best online free bets at Max Free Bets
Betting on Chelsea? Make sure you’re singed up to the best betting websites to get the most for your money.
High roller players from the United Kingdom choose the recommended Luxury Casino Mobile with VIP deposit bonuses and high comp points.
To compare free bets for betting on Chelsea visit bestfreebets.org
Learn everything you might need to know about the best bingo sites at topbingowebsites.co.uk in order to play wisely.
Complete list of all free bets in the UK where you can gamble for free but win real money.
You can also check some sport news at bestinau - the local and global news.
Take a look at the best gambling websites for betting on the football.
Chelsea fans, check out newbettingoffers.co.uk, the most comprehensive guide to all online betting offers on the web!
Check out our guide to the best Online Casino Ratings for the top casino sites and unique bonus offers
Check out bookmakers World Cup free bet offers for betting on football.
Compare the latest betting offers from established or newest UK
bookmakers for upcoming Premier League matches.
Find out the results of our research about best betting sites and
learn what they offer before signing up with a new bookie.
item