Roma see logic in selling Edin Dzeko to Chelsea in £44m double deal with Emerson Palmieri

Edin Dzeko (Getty)

Chelsea’s hopes of signing Edin Dzeko are boosted by Roma recognising the logic of selling the striker this month.

The Blues are understood to be keen on a deal for the former Manchester City striker as they seek a back-up option for Alvaro Morata.

They are also interested in Roma’s Brazilian left-back Emerson Palmieri.

Reports suggest the reigning Premier League champions hope a £44million double swoop can be agreed this month.

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