Chelsea 'interested' in sensational FC Nordsjaelland midfielder tipped to be the next Mohammed Kudus

Chelsea, Arsenal and Newcastle are reportedly interested in FC Nordsjaelland's creative midfielder.

Chelsea are keeping a close tabs on FC Nordsjaelland midfielder Mario Dorgeles who has been tipped to be an absolute superstar by former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien, according to the Evening Standard.

The 19-year-old is the latest in line of the next generation of superstars, following in the footsteps of West Ham United's Mohammed Kudus who began his journey in Europe at FC Nordsjaelland. The Ghanaian forward started his career at Right to Dream Academy in West Africa, which then transferred him to Nordsjaelland.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Ajax was his next natural step before West Ham beat Chelsea and Brighton to his signature last summer. Brighton have also benefitted from Nordsjaelland's production factory with  Simon Adingra now impressing at the Amex. Adingra's success has turned more eyes to the Danish football market.

According to the report, Arsenal and Newcastle are also interested in Ivorian Dorgeles.

Not only Premier League clubs have benefitted from the Nordsjaelland conveyor belt with Lyon recently breaking the bank to sign Ernest Nuamah on loan from RWD Molenbeek. Nuamah also started his career at Right to Dream before landing at Nordsjaelland.

Michael Essien who enjoyed a stellar career in west London is one of the assistant managers at Nordsjaelland and is said to have tipped the Blues target to go all the way and be a massive success in Europe.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Right to Dream Academy in Ghana was set up by former Manchester United head scout in Africa, Tom Vernon. The British scout also used his contacts to create a path at Nordsjaelland that has since been the gateway for some of the best talents from West Africa to get to Europe.

Chelsea are determined to be the home of the best young players in Europe and owners have already shown their intention by splashing close to £1billion since they purchased the club in May 2022.

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.