Chelsea linked with seemingly implausible bids for Lionel Messi and ex-Man United star Paul Pogba…
Jose Mourinho recently claimed that Financial Fair Play restrictions meant Chelsea would have to be careful in the transfer market, but the club are now considering a massive £277m bid to bring Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba to Stamford Bridge, according to the Express.
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Messi has been linked with an exit from the Nou Camp recently, with the Argentine star looking for a new challenge to rekindle his love of football. Very few clubs could afford to lure the diminutive star away from the Catalan giants, but Chelsea may be one of those who could.
Mourinho is also allegedly interested in signing Juventus star Paul Pogba, although will face competition for his signature from Arsenal as well as his former club Manchester United.
Spending this much is surely impossible if the Portuguese manager wants to adhere to Financial Fair Play, and Champions League football must be the priority.
Barcelona are also facing a transfer ban for the next two windows, meaning they would be unable to reinvest any of the massive £200m brought in from the sale of Lionel Messi.