Chelsea Transfer News: Roman Abramovich Ready To Offer £24 Million For Barcelona's Sergio Busquets

According to The People, Chelsea's billionaire owner Roman Abramovich wants to bring in Barcelona's highly rated holding midfielder Sergio Busquests, and is ready to move in with a £24 million offer at the end of the season. The 24-year-old Spanish international is a key member of the La Liga giants squad, but Abramovich believes he can convince the Catalans to sell with a £24 million offer. It is reported that Busquests and his advisors would not be apposed to a move away from Camp Nou and the reigning Eurpoean Champions are certainly an appealing destination. Chelsea will face competition from Manchester City, who are also interested in signing the Spaniard. Abramovich want's to give manager Roberto Di Matteo an extra heavy weight in midfield, particularly in the deeper roles. With the the team looking good in an attacking sense, it is thought that there are some concerns over the goals conceded this season. Busquests is rated as one one of the best in the world in that position and he would certainly bring a disciplined approach to the defensive side. Allegedly Chelsea will not make a move during the January transfer window due to the player being too committed to his own clubs Champions League campaign, but they are ready to move in the summer having already registered their interest. Busquests has already won the World Cup and The European Championship with his country, all before he reached the tender age of just 24. Chelsea have other targets for this role however, including Everton's Marouane Fellaini, who has already stated that he could move in the January transfer window with Chelsea being long time admirers of the Belgium international.

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