Chelsea News Roundup: Mourinho Keen To Sign Superstar, Chelsea Are Close To Complete Shock Transfer Deal

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Chelsea keen to sign highly-rated midfielder

In what promises to be a busy winter transfer market for Chelsea by January, failed targets of the summer transfer market continue to top Chelsea’s list as they have once again planned to capture France international, Paul Pogba, once the mid-season transfer window opens. The Blues have plans to use Juan Cuadrado transfer agreement, whose services the Old Lady are keen to retain following his loan arrival in the summer to secure the Pogba deal after failing to in summer. Mourinho has been long desirous of getting the 22 year-old midfielder and the management is ready to break the bank in order to secure his signature this time around.

Mourinho to bring in sensational forward by January

In what will no doubt be a shocking transfer move, the Blues are said to be close to sanctioning a move for former Manchester United forward, Javier Hernandez in what will see the Mexican return to the EPL. Mourinho is said to be in private talks with Chicharito over a move to the Stamford Bridge by January. With Chelsea’s lack of goals, the coach is set to replace his front line, and sees the Mexico international as one of the best options due to his knowledge of the EPL. His arrival at the Bundesliga has seen the striker score 12 goals in 19 appearances for both club and country, and Chelsea are ready to prise him away from Bayern Leverkusen for 8.5 million Pounds once the market opens.

Ghana youth international and highly-rated teenage defender, Abdoul Dante has expressed his desires to join Chelsea soon. Currently playing for Jeanne d’Arc FC in Mali, the 17 year-old says,

“I always dreamed of playing in a World Cup for my country, I would like to play in a big club like Chelsea”

The club has been in search of long-term replacements for ageing central halves, Terry and Cahill. Their performances this season hasn’t been great, as they have been part of a weak backline that has conceded 23 goals in just 12 League games thus far.