Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool he wants Porto midfielder Ruben Neves

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reportedly informed club chiefs that he wants to sign starlet Porto midfielder Ruben Neves, according to the Metro. The 18-year-old is already making a positive impact at the club and is being tipped to be a future star, with the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea being linked with his signature recently (via Metro). However, according to Italian publication Tuttomercatoweb The Reds have thrown their own hat into the ring to land his signature with Klopp telling his board that he wants to bring…

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Chelsea line up move for Porto teenager Ruben Neves

Chelsea are said to be weighing up a move for highly-rated Porto midfielder Ruben Neves after he starred in the team that beat The Blues in the Champions League this week, according to the London Evening Standard. The Standard claims that Chelsea have been scouting the 18-year-old defensive midfielder for some time, though he has also attracted the interest from the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid. However, one of the main stumbling blocks stopping Chelsea from making an outright pursuit is the player’s apparent £29m release clause installed in…

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Chelsea gossip: Midfielder in line for new deal as Portuguese starlet is targeted

Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Defender John Terry, 34, is set to be recalled by manager Jose Mourinho for Saturday’s Premier League game against Southampton, according to the Daily Telegraph. Chelsea are planning to make a bid for Porto starlet Ruben Neves next year after he helped beat them in the Champions League this week, the London Evening Standard reports. The 18-year-old defensive midfielder impressed as the Portuguese side secured a 2-1 victory over Jose Mourinho’s side. Ramires is set to sign a new contract with Chelsea, according…

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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho praises Loftus-Cheek, while Oscar issues rallying cry

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Jose Mourinho praised Ruben Loftus-Cheek after the youngster came on as an early substitute and put in an excellent performance against Maccabi Tel Aviv, according to the Daily Express. The 19-year-old helped the Blues keep a clean sheet, and Mourinho hinted that he’s pushing for a more regular spot in the side. “He played very well which is very good for us,” he said. “He is in conditions to compete with the other players for opportunities and minutes, but he is having…

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Chelsea to battle El Clasico pair for signature of Porto starlet

Chelsea are set to battle it out with Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona for the signature of Porto starlet Ruben Neves, according to the Metro. The 18-year-old has moved into the first-team reckoning at Jose Mourinho’s former side, having made 24 top flight appearances since his debut last year. The Metro suggest that the Premier League champions are likely to make a move for the holding midfielder in January, but face the prospect of a bidding war should the La Liga pair decide that they also want the youngster. Neves…

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