Chelsea, Arsenal encouraged in pursuit of Malaga striker Rondon

Chelsea and Arsenal have received encouragement from Malaga over their interest for Jose Salomon Rondon.

Chelsea and Arsenal have received encouragement from Malaga over their interest for Jose Salomon Rondon.

The Venezuela international has been a long-term target for Arsenal, while Chelsea have made their approach this week.

Malaga have now decided to cash in and plan to sign Klaas-Jan Huntelaar from Schalke as a direct replacement.

Interestingly, Rondon is represented by the father of Chelsea star Juan Mata.

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