Chelsea & Barcelona main rivals to sign international playmaker this January

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Blues & Barca compete for in-demand star.

Chelsea and Barcelona look to be the main rivals to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba when the transfer window re-opens for business in January.

The French international is one of the best young players in the world, and could be a brilliant buy for any top club around Europe, with the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Real Madrid also linked with him in the past.

However, according to, other sides may have cooled their interest for the moment, with Chelsea and Barcelona listed as the main contenders to land the 22-year-old.

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It recently emerged that Pogba turned down offers to leave Italy in the summer, so it remains to be seen if he will be open to changing teams in the middle of the season.

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