Chelsea ready to sign superstar striker – who has already trolled Arsenal fans with 'clowns' comment: report

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino
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Chelsea are prepared to bring a new striker to Stamford Bridge who has already endeared himself to Blues fans – by insulting Arsenal.

Though neither club considers the other their primary enemies, there's no love lost between the London rivals, who have consistently met in finals over the past few years. The Gunners have bettered Chelsea in recent FA Cup clashes, though Arsenal were battered 4-1 in Baku's 2019 Europa League showpiece.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.