Graeme Souness calls Chelsea ‘strange’ for spending so much on this player

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Graeme Souness has labelled Chelsea’s decision to sign Cole Palmer from Manchester City in a £45m deal as ‘strange’ but ‘extremely bold’.

“Chelsea’s decision to spend £45million on Cole Palmer, a 21-year-old with three Premier League starts, strikes me as strange and extremely bold,” Souness told the Daily Mail.

“It might all come together for Chelsea, who are spending a fortune on players of enormous potential who one day, with a big question mark attached, might be top men for them.

“Their supporters, like all others, want instant success. After a miserable season, they will have limited patience and won’t be slow in venting their frustration. I can see where they’re coming from.”