Chelsea are looking like they will no long sign a player before the transfer window is slammed shut but Antonio Conte will reduce the headcount of player’s in his squad.
Serbian international Nemanja Matic has been a subject of transfer speculation to Man United and Juventus but the latter had seen their offer for the star rejected. Reports according to the Express has indicated that the Old Lady have not given up hope on the pursuit of the player.
Chelsea’s principal Roman Abramovich had given Matic the go-ahead to speak with any Club of his choice but he tagged him with a whopping £50million(€56million) which the Scudetto holders Juventus complained of being too much, and Man United was left as favorite to sign him. However, Chelsea are unwilling to listen to Man United offers for the tough-tackling midfielder.
According to Sky sports reporter Kaveh Solheko, Juventus are locked in talks with Chelsea over a deal for Matic.
“Nemanja Matic is main midfield target for Juventus.
“New talks have been held about signing him from Chelsea.”
Matic returned for a second Chelsea spell under Jose Mourinho and he imposed himself as a key midfielder for the Blues until last season, where he functioned along N’golo Kante in midfield and fired the Blues to the Premier League title.
Chelsea have signed on French midfield stalwart Tiemoue Bakayoko as a direct replacement for Matic bring an unprecedented end to the gaffer’s career with Chelsea.