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Chelsea could use special connections to beat Euro giants to midfielder transfer

Chelsea are reportedly interested in the potential transfer of highly-rated young midfielder Bruno Guimaraes – and could be in the driving seat for his signature this summer.

The Blues may of course be facing a transfer ban, but continue to be linked with players anyway in the hope that they can have the embargo delayed.

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Guimaraes is one name being linked with the west London giants, and O Jogo report that they could be in the strongest position for the 21-year-old due to having a good relationship with his agent.

The Brazilian starlet, currently with Atletico Paranaense and also supposedly wanted by Benfica according to O Jogo, looks an exciting prospect who could strengthen this Chelsea squad.

It’s been a difficult season for CFC, and manager Maurizio Sarri could probably do with freshening this squad up a bit with some young talent.

Chelsea have had some success bringing in young talent from Brazil in the past, with Oscar a notable example of a player who moved at a young age having never played in Europe before.

They’ve also generally had a strong Brazilian contingent in recent times with players like Willian, David Luiz and Brazilian-born Italy international Jorginho.

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