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Chelsea News Round-up: Powerful £250,000/Week CB On The Way, £25M Rated Dm As Well, Jorge Mendes To Get Deal Done

Following their uncharacteristic start to this season, Chelsea are preparing ton be bullish in the transfer market as they are on the look-out for reinforcement in every area of their pitch.

We quickly examine some of the players that may join the Stamford Bridge outlet when the transfer market re-opens in January.


At the closing stages of the transfer market, Chelsea attempted to sign Paris Saint Germain Marquinhos but the deal wasn’t successful.

Spanish Media outlet Mundo Deportivo is now reporting that Chelsea will go back with a bid for the Brazil centre back in January.

Laurent Blanc has favoured the pair of Thiago Silva and David Luiz over the pair of any of the aforementioned players with Marquinhos. The Chelsea target is currently earning £200,000-a-week at PSG and he will be keen on moving to Chelsea to get more playing time. He’s been tipped to replace John Terry on a long term.

Paco Alcacer

The Daily express reports that Chelsea are on the verge of offering €68 million for Valencia star forward Paco Alcacer.

It is believed that Jose Mourinho sent scout to watch the Spaniard in Valencia’s win over Malaga. Mourinho was reportedly impressed with player’s performance.

During the summer the player signed a new five-year deal that has a £60 million release clause.

Gianelli Imbula

Calciomercato is reporting that Jose Mourinho is planning a major overhauling of its midfield and wants to sign French midfielder Gianelli Imbula to reinforce his ailing midfield.

With Mikel Obi on the verge of leaving London for Besiktas, there is need to get any player that will compete with Matic and bring out the best in Chelsea’s style of play.

The former Marseille midfielder was a mainstay for the French outfit before moving to Porto and he’s been valued at €20 million.

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