Chelsea are closing in on the signing of midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton, according to the Daily Mail.
The Blues wanted Barkley in the summer – having agreeing a deal with Everton it looked like it was going to happen however Barkley rejected the deal last minute.
Now according to the Daily Mail, Chelsea are ready to make their move now and are even willing to conclude a deal this week. We are willing to offer £15m to secure the midfielder this month.
Everton boss Sam Allardyce spoke earlier about the potential transfer of Ross Barkley, admitting that he is likely to leave the club this window:
‘I would expect there would be [an offer] sometime in this window if there’s going to be interest from one of the big boys,’ he said. ‘I think the club was resigned before I got here that they were going to lose Ross. I can’t see that changing.’