The Dzeko-Chelsea deal is in a descent as the sides are moving away from each other and optimism is dwindling. Dzeko's wage demands were not within Chelsea's range, and this evening, they should give a definitive answer. His request, €7m net of taxes per season for three and a half seasons was too steep for Chelsea. However, the conversations over Emerson Palmieri are ongoing. Chelsea have now also targeted Olivier Giroud for their attack, the Arsenal striker is an option for Chelsea as the possibility for Dzeko dims.