Ajax is after a talented player at Chelsea's youth academy. According to the tabloid The Daily Mirror, the inhabitants of Amsterdam have fifteen-year-old Adrian Akande on the grain.
Akande is a two-legged striker who can handle multiple positions on the front row. Chelsea would do according to The mirror has already made an attempt to capture and link the teenager with a professional contract for several years. For now, Akande is keeping the boat out.
Akande, who has a British and Nigerian passport and has opted for an international career for the time being on behalf of the African country, may be moving overseas. Several top Premier League talents have preceded him in recent years. For example, Jadon Sancho (Manchester City) decided to try his luck in Germany.
RB Leipzig is interested in Akande, but The mirror knows that Ajax is also in the running for Chelsea's "rising star." In recent years, Ajax has lost several talents from its own junior academy to the Premier League superpowers. Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Daishawn Redan are moving to England, among others.