Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea:
The Blues are reportedly willing to make Everton’s John Stones the most expensive English defender of all-time, according to the Telegraph.
Jose Mourinho is happy to spend over £30m to secure the 21-year-old’s signature.
However, they could be set to miss out on Barcelona winger Pedro, after the Metro reported that Manchester United had entered the race to sign the 27-year-old.
The Spaniard signed a new contract in June, but will still be available for £22m.
They could also be set for a struggle if they hope to sign Paul Pogba, after Juventus revealed that they do not want to sell the Frenchman, the Daily Star report.
Barcelona and Manchester City are also interested in the midfielder.
Oscar has rejected speculation linking him with a move to Juventus, and revealed that he is very happy at Stamford Bridge, the Daily Mail report.
Finally, the Blues have completed the signing of Danilo Pantic. The Daily Express that the promising youngster has agreed a four-year deal.
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