Chelsea fans have been treated to some brilliant World Cup displays from the player expected to become their first signing of the summer transfer window.

Aleksandr Golovin has starred for hosts Russia, helping them reach the quarter-finals after they earned the nail-biting victory on penalties over Spain.

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The midfielder, who represents CSKA Moscow, has been linked with a host of Europe's biggest clubs due to his showings on the world stage, and it appears Chelsea have won the race for the 22-year-old.

Reports say Golovin will be signed by Chelsea at the end of the World Cup, making him the first arrival of the summer at Stamford Bridge.

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With Maurizio Sarri set to be named Chelsea manager, replacing Antonio Conte, Golovin will also become the Italian's first signing.

And Chelsea fans cannot wait to see Golovin in action for the Blues, given how impressed they have been while watching him at the World Cup.

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Golovin registered two assists and a goal in Russia's opening game defeat of Saudi Arabia

You can see some of the best tweets about Golovin's performance against Spain below, in association with Virgin Media.



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