Chelsea could close Edin Dzeko deal TODAY as agent prepares to fly to London

The Blues have agreed a fee and are just working on the structure of the payments (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea are closing in on a double deal for Roma duo Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri and are increasingly confident of concluding the deal by the end of Monday, according to reports.

Antonio Conte has made a new striker his priority in the January transfer window as he looks to provide cover and competition for the out-of-form Alvaro Morata.

The Italian coach wants a physical forward with Premier League experience, and has been linked with everyone from Peter Crouch to Ashley Barnes, but now appears to have landed Dzeko.

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