The race for Palmeiras wunderkind Endrick is entering a crucial stage and elite clubs across Europe are beginning to worry about the influence of Chelsea’s Thiago Silva on the young Brazilian’s future.
According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are among the main candidates for the young Palmeiras, along with Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, but there has been no progress with any club so far.
The 16-year-old has a €60m release clause in his contract, and all three are willing to pay that for the talented striker.
Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea. Frontrunners, pushing to sign Endrick. ??? #transfers
Confirmed and still without progress in negotiations with any club? https://t.co/zDvcrVSKt7
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 9, 2022
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Endrick visited Chelsea’s training ground with his family this week and was shown around by Brazilian youngster Thiago Silva, who accompanied them during their tour, according to The Times.
The Chelsea and Brazil star could have a huge influence on the youngster’s future and, according to Diario AS, Silva is doing his best to convince Endrick to join the Premier League club.
A report like this from Spain could indicate that Real Madrid are concerned about the defender’s influence on a possible move to Chelsea, but the other two clubs have a host of Brazilian stars, with the La Liga club’s stars closer to home. Endrick’s age.