Chelsea are apparently confident of sealing a deal to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba over the next seven days before the close of the transfer window, according to The Independent.
Manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly desperate to bring the France international to Stamford Bridge this summer, especially since the club got off to a sluggish start to their defence of the Premier League title.
A team of delegates from The Blues will continue to convince Juve to sell until the end of the window next week amid fears that Barcelona will make a run for his signature when their transfer embargo is lifted in January.
Chelsea have already conceded seven goals in three Premier League games so far, and there is a feeling that the back line haven’t been getting the appropriate protection despite Nemanja Matic being one of the best defensive midfielders in the top flight last term.
But Cesc Fabregas’ ability to defend has been questioned, and Pogba’s strength, pace and ability with the ball is believed to be the perfect union for Matic.
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