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Chelsea Preparing Huge Offer For Versatile Midfielder

By on November 12, 2012

Despite the transfer window being closed, there is always transfer gossip doing the rounds in the papers and we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest news during the coming months. Today, Chelsea are linked with Marouane Fellaini.

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Chelsea are lining up a £30m move for in-form Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini this January, according to the Daily Mail.

The Belgian has been in superb form this season and grabbed his sixth goal of the campaign as the Toffees came from behind to beat Sunderland 2-1 on Saturday.

Blues manager Roberto Di Matteo is  keen to add to his midfield options this winter and owner Roman Abramovich is willing to open the purse strings once again and sanction a move for Fellaini when the window re-opens.

The 24-year-old would provide Chelsea with versatility in the middle, as the 6ft 4 inch Belgian international is able to play as a defensive midfielder, a box-to-box midfielder or in a more advanced role behind the striker.

He is also eligible to play in the Champions League this season and with over 100 appearances in the  Premier League under his belt already for Everton, Fellaini would be able to come straight into the Chelsea side and help maintain their title push as well as try and defend their European trophy.

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However, David Moyes has made it clear it will take a huge offer to persuade them to sell their prize asset. After splashing out almost £80m in the summer on Eden Hazard, Oscar, Victor Moses, Marko Marin and César Azpilicuet, Abramovich is going to have to smash the £100m barrier if he’s to get his man and the Russian is ready to test Everton’s resolve with a £30m opening bid in January.

Is Fellaini the missing piece in the puzzle Chelsea fans? Get involved in the comments section.

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12 Comments

  1. Sircarma

    November 12, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    We have enough midfielders so i advice chelsea to go for a finisher with the like Falcao

  2. Sircarma

    November 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    We have enough midfielders so i advice chelsea to go for a finisher with the like Falcao to help us get to the top

  3. Real Ojoma

    November 12, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    We hav enough mildfielder, so advice we suld go 4 top no: 9 lyk facaol or cavani plz.

  4. olumide

    November 12, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    d prblm @ hand nw is nt a midfielder prblm, but we jst nid 2 add 2 our striking force

  5. yardley

    November 12, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    it is waste of money that chelsea if they are planning to take beacause 30 million pounds is more in that you can get one mid feilder and a striker please dimatteo think best that is true we have enough creative midfeild first give them firstteam action like marin ,paizon ,mecharan is also their please let them play and we want only one midfeild please buy ISCO from he is young and great skills please buy him and get bony for 8 million please stop spending money on one guy we paid hazard 35 million pounds butit is right or wrong i dont think see sterling from liverpool he played very good game yesterday so please think and get ISCO from malaga please get him we wish him to see and try to get falcao with bony by swapping toress to athletico madrid please dimatteo grant our wish by getting ISCO and try to get falcao-or-bony please abhramovic get him

  6. Jimmy

    November 12, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    As for l prefer the club to buy a finisher striker at one facuao or a attacking middfielder and back lukaku up chelsea.

  7. Zane

    November 12, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    Lmao! Some funny comments here. I’d say that it’s too much for Marouane. If they do decide to buy him then Mikel has to leave. There’s just too many final third midfielders in the squad. Use that money on a proven striker and not these overhyped players like Falcao. When was the last time Falcao scored?

  8. Habib

    November 12, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Yes fellaini would form a better holding midfield partner with ramires although I do agri dat chelsea primary target should be trying to buy a very good finisher but chelsea still needs a player like fellaini

  9. edmond chuks

    November 12, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    What we need need is a clinical finisher and not a mildfielder even thou Fellani will alway be an excellent addition anytime anyday.

  10. Eziokwu Gabriel

    November 12, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Buying fellaini @that prize is too much and also buying falcao in that amount is too much too…. Why dnt you look for players with greater ability and also cheap like lewandowski or go to brazil and look for sharp strikers so that goal scoring will be easy…

  11. saheed

    November 12, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    We have gr8 players and we still need more, but the most importants thing for chelsea now is to get another stricker. wish u best of luck up chelsea

  12. lex

    November 13, 2012 at 11:36 am

    u all right and u r all wrong, chelsea need a stricker is true, lets not forget that mikle wil be going for nations cup on january. so chelsea can go ahead and buy fellaini as he can also play as a stricker. I hope you can all understand me. Up blues

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