Chelsea watching unsettled AZ striker Dembele

Chelsea are keeping tabs on unsettled AZ Alkmaar striker Moussa Dembele.

Chelsea are keeping tabs on unsettled AZ Alkmaar striker Moussa Dembele.

Chelsea were warned by AZ that they would need to act quickly last summer if they wanted to sign Dembele, while Genoa had an offer turned down and Juventus and AC Milan were said to be monitoring the situation.

Ajax are the latest team to be linked with the Belgium international as Martin Jol is bracing himself for the probable sale of Luis Suarez, who has been linked with Sunderland this week.

But the Eredivisie side's interest has been knocked at the expense of clubs from abroad after Dembele's representative, Patrick Vervoort, told RTV Noord Holland of possible destinations: "The Dutch league is normally excluded."

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