Chelsea on the brink of signing £35 million rated Premier League star

05 January, 2018, 11:54 | Author: Laura Christensen
  • Chelsea complete £15m deal for Ross Barkley

Chelsea have all but clinched the signing of Everton attacking midfielder and long-term target Ross Barkley for the region of around £15m if reports in English media are to believed.

Barkley turned down a move to Chelsea on transfer deadline day in August.

The England global has now returned to training after a painstaking rehabilitation and Antonio Conte, the Chelsea head coach, wants to bolster his squad in January.

He had been heavily linked with move to Tottenham Hotspur throughout the summer, with Mauricio Pochettino thought to be a huge admirer of the England global, however it looks as though his future lies at Premier League Champions Chelsea, just days after Antonio Conte moaned about not getting the olayers he asked for.


The Everton midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and new manager Sam Allardyce admitted on Thursday that the club is resigned to losing its homegrown talent, who has rejected offers to extend his stay at Goodison Park.

The 24-year old remained a wanted man for Chelsea and was under Conte's radar for a couple of seasons.

Barkley's exit will bring an end to his association with Everton, the club he joined as an 11-year-old and represented more than 150 times.

The England global claimed he wanted a new challenge and there was reported interest in him from Tottenham Hotspur as well as the reigning Premier League champions.

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