Chelsea have set their sights on young Bournemouth striker, Callum Wilson, to bolster their attacking options for next season. They are said to be looking to offload Didier Drogba and Loic Remy in the summer and they see the England under-21 star as a fine replacement.

Wilson has enjoyed a successful first season in the English Championship with 15 goals in 29 appearances. He signed from Coventry City at the beginning of the season and he has gone from strength to strength. He has displaced Brett Pittman in the team as the main striker after the sale of Lewis Grabban to Norwich City, and his team has never looked back.

The 22-year-old's pace and finishing is a big threat in the division, and José Mourinho feels he has the ability to be a force in the Premier League. Also being home grown talent will fit the English quota as they also have young Patrick Bamford who is on loan at Middlesbrough.

The Cherries striker cost the club around £3 million, but they are expected to more than double the fee paid, if Chelsea carry out a bid for his services. They have already sent scouts out to watch his progress and are pleased with what they have seen. The deal may come as a shock to many fans, but the potential is there and his goal record speaks for itself. At Coventry, he bagged 21 league goals and has followed up his rich vein of form this year.

Eddie Howe's men will have a fight on their hands to keep hold of him, even if they do get promoted this season. They currently lead the Championship with 59 points from 31 games and they have had an outstanding season.

Chelsea's Diego Costa has made a huge impact in his first season at Chelsea, but they do have their eyes on back-up players in case of injuries and squad rotation, and this signing is likely to fit the bill perfectly for them.

The financial power of the Blues is more than likely going to be too much for Bournemouth to resist, so it could be very likely that they will get him and he will most likely be a Chelsea player in the next campaign.