Chelsea close to landing Marseille defender

By on August 7, 2012 - 47 views

Chelsea are very close to agreeing a deal to sign Marseille right-back Cesar Azpilicueta – reports in the Daily Mirror are claiming.

The Blues need defensive reinforcements having released Jose Bosingwa and it is reckoned that Roberto Di Matteo believes the Spanish defender would bolster Chelsea’s defensive options.

Marsielle president Vincent Labrune is claiming the Stamford Bridge have already tabled a ‘very serious offer’.

Speaking to ESPN, Labrune said “I have spoken to Chelsea’s chief executive and they are easy to deal

“We have told them the price and they will come back and agree it or not.

“We would much prefer the player to sign a new contract and stay but he wants to go to Chelsea and it’s a good club so we cannot stand in his way.”

Marsielle may be willing to cash in on their want away star so that they themselves can fund their own new signings ahead of the upcoming Ligue 1 campaign.

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Elliott Bretland


  1. Allbeefrecipes

    August 8, 2012 at 3:29 am

    We need to hurry things up before the league starts

  2. Marc CFC/BKK

    August 8, 2012 at 5:11 am

    As pointed out on WAGNH and something I noticed; think this was the Whelan quote re Moses….or by an amazing coincidence, did the chairmen of both the French and English clubs have the same dream…..

  3. Jyde

    August 8, 2012 at 6:05 am

    Dat’s right, dat statement was quoted on moses nt ceaser

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