Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour roundup.
This is because manager Jose Mourinho has concerns over current midfielders Nemanja Matic, 27, and Cesc Fabregas, 28.
Everton defender John Stones, 21, is considering handing in a transfer request to force through a move to Chelsea, The Times reports.
Pedro, 28, says he turned down offers from Manchester City and Manchester United to sign for Chelsea and confirmed he joined the Premier League champions because they showed more interest in the former Barcelona winger, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Chelsea winger Victor Moses is on West Ham boss Slaven Bilic’s wanted list as he looks to add width to his squad before the end of the transfer window, the London Evening Standard reports.
Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado is set to sign for Juventus after being welcomed by the Serie A club at Turin airport, the BBC reports.
The Colombia international, who joined the Blues for £23.3m from Fiorentina in February, has been linked with a loan move to the Italian champions.