Emerson Palmieri dos Santos
Roma sporting director Monchi has confirmed that had Edin Dzeko been sold to Chelsea, the club would have targeted Olivier Giroud.
Olivier Giroud may have to bide his time before featuring for Chelsea's first team while Alvaro Morata remains sidelined.
Emerson Palmieri, who completed his move to Chelsea on Tuesday, reflected on his time at Roma's Stadio Olimpico via Instagram.
Edin Dzeko will remain a Roma player despite Chelsea interest and the club are adamant they never needed to sell the Bosnian striker.
With Antonio Rudiger, Davide Zappacosta and Antonio Conte at the club, Chelsea's new signing Emerson Palmieri expects to settle quickly.
Roma full-back Emerson Palmieri has joined Chelsea as competition for Marcos Alonso at Stamford Bridge.
Baba Rahman has completed his return to Schalke on loan and Chelsea are expected to replace him before the transfer window closes.
Edin Dzeko has attracted the interest of Chelsea in January, but Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco is optimistic about keeping him.
Roma are "ready to listen" to offers for Edin Dzeko but are yet to be satisfied with Chelsea's valuation.
Monchi insists Roma would not be derailed by the loss of Edin Dzeko and Emerson if Chelsea's reported interest in the duo comes to fruition.