‘Serious chance he leaves’ – World Cup winner's dad hints at shock summer transfer with Chelsea interested | The Sun
ALEXIS MAC ALLISTER could leave Brighton this summer withhis father insisting there are "serious chances" for a move.
The midfielder has attracted interest from some of Europe's top club with his performances this season and in Qatar.
Mac Allister has been an important member of the Brighton team this season that has found itself challenging for a spot in Europe.
The 24-year-old was also impressive for Argentina during the World Cup in Qatar as he helped the team all the way to the trophy.
And now the player could make a move away from the south coast according to his dad.
He told TyC Sports: “For now he’s in Brighton.
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“He’s enjoying success in peace, in a team that loves him very much.
“He feels very well in the club, but we all know that in July there are serious chances he could leave”.
Mac Allister's father, who used to play as a left back for Boca Juniors, is his agent.
Chelsea are interested in signing him from Brighton, as Graham Potter worked with him when he was the manager at the club.
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However, they will have to fight off competition from Serie A giants Juventus who have been heavily linked with an interest in him.
Brighton will not let their star midfielder move cheap and will be expecting a top price in order to sell him.
The Seagulls have a great record when it comes to selling players in recent years, earning bigs sums from stars such as Ben White, Marc Cucurella and Yves Bissouma.
The club are also likely to lose Moises Caicedo this summer, so will be less in a position to accommodate teams wanting to poach their talent.
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