sport news Chelsea 'open talks over a shock swoop for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang' trends now
Chelsea have already acquired the services of Raheem Sterling but Thomas Tuchel is eager to add another forward to his ranks following the departure of Romelu Lukaku.
Therefore, Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has turned his attention to Aubameyang as the forward's future at the Nou Camp remains in doubt.
Chelsea have opened talks with Barcelona as they look to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea identified Aubameyang as a potential new striker and contacted Barcelona to begin negotiations.
The Premier League giants have not yet tabled an official offer for the former Arsenal captain. However, Sportsmail understands that Tuchel will look to use his close relationship with Aubameyang to help push a deal over the line.
The Chelsea boss worked with Aubameyang during his time at Borussia Dortmund and previously spoke highly of the forward.
Chelsea have already acquired the services of Raheem Sterling but Thomas Tuchel (right) is eager to add another forward to his ranks following the departure of Romelu Lukaku (left)
Therefore, Chelsea owner Todd Boehly (above) has turned his attention to signing Aubameyang as his future at the Nou Camp remains in doubt
Chelsea's decision to turn to Aubameyang came after Boehly missed out on signing Robert Lewandowski.
The former Bayern Munich striker decided to join