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Chelsea open talks to sign €65m Manchester United target to replace Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea have been linked with a stunning €65m (£46m) move to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke this summer in a surprise deal for the Manchester United target.

The supremely talented Spanish international has previously been strongly linked with Premier League clubs, though it seems the Blues’ interest may have cooled since reports of their opening talks for the 23-year-old back in May from the Metro.

Still, with Cesc Fabregas’ performances declining in the second half of last season, it makes sense that Jose Mourinho has been looking at Koke, and there is still time for the club to move for him before the transfer window closes.

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Tipped to become of the best midfielders in the world, Koke would be a great buy for Chelsea and much cheaper than other in-demand youngster, Paul Pogba.

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