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According to Foot Mercato, Chelsea are ready to launch a bid for Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko in January.

A source close to the player has confirmed, that the Blues and several others Premier League clubs are keen on signing the 26-year-old midfielder.

It is said, that Newcastle United have put a £17m price-tag on their player, but the Magpies will try to convince Sissoko to stay at St James’ Park offering him a significant increase to his £35,000 per-week wages.

The rumors may be true, because some time ago player gave an interview in which he said:

” I want to play for one of the biggest clubs.”

“I would notably like to play in the Champions League, which I can’t do at Newcastle. One day or another, my time will come.”

Sissoko joined Newcastle from French outfit Toulouse for £1.5m.

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According to Daily Mail,  Chelsea target Aleksandar Mitrovic is set to join Newcastle within the next couple of hours.

The Serbian player was heavily linked with a move to Newcastle and it seems that the team managed to complete the transfer. It is said that the Magpies will have to pay £13million for the Anderlecht striker.

However, yesterday there was a rumor that Mitrovic has changed his mind and has no intention to join the Newcastle. It was said that the striker expressed his will to join only a club that will play in the Champions League for the next season. But, after today’s announcement looks like that the rumours was far from the truth.

Mitrovic played for two seasons for Anderlecht, scoring 44 goals in 90 appearances. His great disposition drew the attention of many clubs including Chelsea and Newcastle.

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