Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is ready to sell Brazilian midfielder in order to fund any possible move for Everton wonderkid, who is also a target of Manchester United and Manchester City.
The need to sell Ramires?
With the Financial Fair Play rules already being imposed, they need to offload a player first. Ramires has been forced out of the Blues starting lineup by the ongoing rapport of Namenja Matic and Cesc Fabregas in the midfield, there is much possibility that Blues will reluctantly agree to sell him.
Real Madrid in for Ramires
Considering the departure of veteran Xabi Alonso and the inevitable transfer of Sami Khedira in the future, reigning European champions Real Madrid are in the market for the would be a replacement. And Ramires has been identified by Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti as the perfect replacement. The Italian boss has already seen his bid for the Blues midfielder rejected on the deadline day in the summer transfer window. But Los Blancos are ready to test the resolve of Chelsea again in upcoming winter transfer window by tabling a new offer for the versatile midfielder to make him the next Galactico.
Is Barkley good enough for Chelsea?
The Chelsea boss is keen on building a young team capable of challenging for major titles both domestically and in Europe for the next decade. Barkley enlivened his career, scoring seven goals in 38 appearances in his breakthrough campaign last season. Because of his extreme talents on the pitch, he has been tipped to follow in the foot-steps of ex-Evertonian Wayne Rooney in terms of success and glory. Besides, he is understood to favor a move to west London over Manchester – handing Chelsea a major advantage in the race to sign the 20-year-old who fits in the bill perfectly.
Chelsea will reportedly ask for £25 million for the Brazilian midfielder which is thought to be enough to fund an opening bid for Ross Barkley.
Edited By: Harshal Ahire