Chelsea ponder £40m bid to sign Serie A star

Chelsea have emerged as rumoured suitors for Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella, according to Cagliari media outlet Unione Sarda, as quoted by The Sun.

The Blues are ready to make a £40million offer for the impressive Serie A star.

The same article states that the west Londoners are looking to beat Inter Milan and Juventus to the signing of the 21-year-old Italian for a bid of around £40m.


Barcelona eye Andreas Christensen swoop

Barcelona have reportedly outlined their intentions to move for Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen in January, should Samuel Umtiti requires surgery, according to Spanish outlet Sport.

Christensen, 22, who joined the Blues from Danish SuperLiga outfit Brondby on a free transfer in 2012 and has since been on the books of the Premier League giants for 6 years now.