Chelsea Ready To Activate £44.1m Release Clause Of Manchester United Target

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Currently experiencing their worst ever start to a campaign, Chelsea have not had it well since the beginning of the new Premier League season. On the other hand, they however have 3 points out of a possible 3 in the Champions League, and they look forward to adding another 3 in match day 2 as they face Porto during the week.

Whilst Mourinho look forward to winning his first Champions League with the pensioners, he also wants to seek help from him former side as he is set to particularly watch the Portuguese’s giants young midfielder, 18 year-old Ruben Neves in hopes of bringing him to the Stamford bridge.

The Blues will be travelling to Portugal to play Porto and Chelsea will seize the opportunity to asses and monitor Ruben Neves after having had him under their radar in recent times. The Portuguese international has been keenly watched and his performance against Benfica last weekend has been the height of it, impressing Chelsea’s scouts in the process.

The midfielder has completed 94% of his passes this season and has already drawn comparison with former Porto player, Joao Moutinho. Ruben is already an established player, featuring all minutes during the Champions League draw against Dinamo Kyiv.

With the coming UEFA match against Chelsea as a likely final decider for Mourinho in the potential pursuit of Ruben, his performances will go a long way to help Mourinho know if to make a move to sign him come January when the transfer window opens. However, Chelsea will also face stiff competition from Real Madrid for the services of the teenage sensation, as he is also a key target for the Spanish giants who continue to look for more options to strengthen their squad.