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Chelsea on the brink of signing £35 million rated Premier League star

05 January, 2018, 13:29 | Author: Rachael Silva
  • The current champion of English Premier League Chelsea announced the first winter transfer

While personally I'm not all that enthused about Barkley as a player, the price, if Law is correct, could be as low as £15m, which is absolute peanuts in today's market, especially for a young, homegrown player who a few years ago was going to be the next greatest thing.

A medical examination appears to be the only obstacle standing between Everton star Ross Barkley and a move to Chelsea following a £15million deal, after Tottenham pulled their interest in the England midfielder.

The Telegraph and even the Metro further added that Chelsea is very confident of signing the Everton man.

Everton manager Sam Allardyce admitted on Thursday that he was expecting to receive bids for Barkley before the close of the January window. "I can't see that changing".

With Antonio Conte frustrated with the Chelsea board, after not getting the targets he wanted including watching Tottenham steal Fernando Llorente on deadline day from under their noses, Romelu Lukaku chose to go to Manchester United instead.

The England worldwide has less than six months left on his contract at Goodison Park and Tottenham was hoping to get him for free in the summer. The two clubs agreed a £35m fee and Barkley personal terms with the Premier League champions in August, only to request more time to consider the deal as he recovered from a serious hamstring injury.

Barkley, capped 22 times by England, has previously expressed a desire to play Champions League football and will be eligible to play for Chelsea in their last-16 clash against Barcelona in February.



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