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Luke Thrower

Chelsea star in line for transformation as Marcus Rashford and Darwin Nunez given 'secret weapon'

Chelsea's goal scoring woes are nothing new, with struggles dating back to the loss of Diego Costa as an ever-present in the first-team. Many millions have been spent since, with the likes of Alvaro Morata, Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku all unable to take the mantle as a centre-forward for the Blues.

The challenge of finding the back of the net has transferred into Graham Potter's tenure as head coach too, with the side scoring the fifth fewest goals in the league with just 29 in 27 fixtures. However, those fortunes may take a turn for the better through Joao Felix in the coming weeks.

That's if the Portuguese forward copies a secret weapon that has helped rival strikers Marcus Rashford and Darwin Nunez find the back of the net. Interestingly though, that's not something that is to do with their attributes on the pitch, but rather the boots they wear.

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Artist Jordan Dawson has provided custom boots to both Rashford and Nunez that has seen both go on to become regular goal scorers in the past few months. The 28-year-old believes his designs have helped the stars go on a hot streak in front of goal and targets Felix as his next client.

Dawson told TalkSPORT: "I’ve had a lot of messages from people saying my customised boots give players special powers. I gave boots to Rashford before the World Cup and he hasn’t stopped scoring. I gave boots to Nunez and he hasn’t stopped scoring after struggling at the start."

“With Chelsea, I’ve worked with Mount and I’m hoping to do some work with Joao Felix," Dawson revealed, claiming to be a huge Chelsea fan. Perhaps it's the change that the forward needs to find some form in the same way both Rashford and Nunez have so far this campaign.


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