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Lyon Expect Chelsea Transfer Bid For International Midfielder

Olympique Lyonnais president awaiting an offer from Stamford Bridge.

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Miralem Pjanic is believed to have caught the eye of Chelsea and Inter after impressing for Lyon over the last couple of seasons.

The Bosnia & Herzegovina international is regarded as one of the best young prospects in Europe and he has established himself as a key player for Lyon since his arrival from Metz in 2008.

Lyon general manager Bernard Lacombe insists there have been no offers for Pjanic, but has hinted they could consider an attractive proposition for the 20-year-old.

“Inter Milan and Chelsea after him? At the moment there is absolutely nothing,” Lacombe told tuttomercatoweb.

“If some club arrives with an attractive offer we can sit around a table and talk about it, but, I repeat, this is not the case.” (Sky Sports)

Miralem Pjanic is one of the finest young talents in football.

Few players can boast the feat of scoring the goal that knocks Real Madrid out of the UEFA Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu, and Pjanic did it while still a teenager too.

There is certainly room for another creative midfielder at Chelsea.

Yossi Benayoun was the single replacement of Joe Cole and Deco, who both departed in the summer, and he is yet another player at Stamford Bridge the wrong side of 30.

At 20, Pjanic could serve Chelsea for the next decade, but with Inter Milan’s interest growing by the day, they will have to move quickly to secure his signature.

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