Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip.
The struggling Premier League champions have also made Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos a candidate as they look to strengthen their suspect back four.
Chelsea’s ties with Dutch side Vitesse has seen the Blues emerge as favourites to sign wonderkid Thomas Buitink ahead of Manchester United and Arsenal, according to the Metro.
The 15-year-old has scored over 100 goals at youth level and was recently watched by Manchester City scouts.
Gary Cahill says Jose Mourinho has the full support of the players to turn Chelsea’s season around, the Daily Express reports.
Branislav Ivanovic and Nemanja Matic have given Chelsea an injury scare after they both limped off in Serbia’s game against Albania last night, the Daily Star reports.
The news is a blow to Jose Mourinho whose side face Aston Villa in the Premier League after the international break.