Chelsea consider move for Cardiff's Jay Bothroyd

02 January 2011 12:11
Chelsea have emerged as surprise contenders to sign £2million Cardiff City striker Jay Bothroyd following his England debut earlier this season.

Cardiff manager Dave Jones accepts that Bothroyd - out of contract this summer - will leave this month and Carlo Ancelotti has joined Birmingham and West Ham in showing an interest.

Ancelotti, whose budget has been seriously restricted by Roman Abramovich, feels Bothroyd could cover for Didier Drogba and would represent good value for money.

Up for grabs: Jay Bothroyd (left) is out of contract in the summer

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Source: Daily_Mail