Fulham are not ready to fork out €30 million to acquire the services of 18-year-old Club Brugge sensation Antonio Nusa.
According to a report by Fichajes, Fulham are looking for attacking reinforcement in the winter transfer window, and they have their eyes set on Antonio Nusa. The 18-year-old sensation has made quite a name for himself with impressive performances of late, and he is on the radar of some of the biggest clubs in Europe, including Chelsea.
After coming through the ranks at Stabæk, Nusa joined Club Brugge in the summer of 2021. He has gone from strength to strength since and has featured in a total of 53 matches and has also contributed towards nine goals.
In the ongoing season, the teenager has featured in nine league games and has contributed towards four goals. His impressive performances have not gone unnoticed and quite a few clubs are looking to push for his signatures.
While the Norwegian international has a contract with the Belgian club until the summer of 2027, he is expected to join a bigger club in 2024 given the amount of interest in him. Fulham are one of the clubs keen on having him in their ranks.
The Cottagers have been monitoring him for a while now, and they want to land him at the club in the winter window. Marco Silva wants to add more firepower to his ranks. Fulham have not been able to replace Aleksandar Mitrovic yet, and signing a new striker is a priority for them.
While Nusa is quite young and might not be able to produce performances like Mitrovic in the initial years, he can eventually fill those big boots. He has huge potential and could be a great signing for the short as well as long-term.
Fulham are desperate to have him in their ranks, but they are not ready to meet the asking price of €30 million set by Club Brugge. They will look to reduce the asking price by negotiating with the Belgian club as they look to beat the competition for his services.
Even Chelsea are keen on having him in their ranks. The Blues have been monitoring him and he does fit their transfer policy which has revolved around signing young players with huge potential. However, the West London club are looking at him as an option for the summer. As a result, the Cottagers are currently front-runners for his signatures.