Former Chelsea star Frank Leboeuf has urged Todd Boehly to sell Chelsea duo Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic to fund a summer move for Joao Felix.
Chelsea signed Atletico Madrid forward Felix on loan in January and a deal to sign the Portugal international permanently could cost up to £100million.
“Joao Felix is a great player,” Leboeuf told ESPN when asked if his former club should sign the Portuguese star on a permanent transfer.
“I think he’s the most dangerous player, the most entertaining player, the most artistic player at Chelsea right now. He’s been pretty consistent too, almost every game he creates something.
“Hopefully Chelsea will be able to sell a few players – maybe Pulisic and Mount – and can then get Felix on a permanent.
“It would be a lot of money, that’s the only worry for the owners. But in terms of a football player, I would sign him.”
Chelsea midfielder Enzo Fernandez has also urged Boehly to sign Felix permanently in the summer.
“When you get on with someone off the field it helps on the field to have that special connection,” Fernandez said last month.
“He’s a great player, isn’t he? A fantastic player. He’s got lots of ability and loads of qualities.
“He’s a key player for us, an important player and he’s on loan. Let’s hope that Chelsea can do all they can to keep hold of him come June, that would be great.”