Man United dealt blow as Chelsea look to sell Brazil star to Barcelona instead

first_img LATEST TRANSFER NEWS 4 Higuain could be reunited with Sarri at Stamford Bridge after the pair first worked together at Napoli moving on Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing targets Sarri finally completed his switch to Chelsea after Antonio Conte’s sacking LATEST Willian looks set to leave Chelsea after five years at the club RANKED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland three-way race Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January center_img targets Chelsea will consider a £65million bid for Willian from Barcelona as they look to sell him abroad rather than risk him moving to rivals Manchester United, according to reports.The Brazil star, 29, appears headed for the exit door at Stamford Bridge as the Spanish giants launch a third offer and United continue to chase his signature. LIVING THE DREAM Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti 4 4 TOP WORK Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? IN DEMAND REVEALED Chelsea are said to have rejected two bids from Barcelona already for Willian, but the Mail report that the latest proposal could be accepted by the club’s hierarchy as new boss Maurizio Sarri looks to finance moves for Juventus duo Gonzalo Higuain and Daniele Rugani.Sarri, 59, managed Higuain at former club Napoli and would look to add him to ex-clubmate Jorginho, his first signing with Chelsea.The new manager is not the only key figure demanding arrivals at the club, with Eden Hazard also said to be on his way out if they do not spend big this summer.After a disastrous league campaign under Antonio Conte saw them finish fifth in 2017/18, big-name signings will be crucial to keeping Chelsea’s stars, but with no Champions League to offer this may prove difficult. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Higuain has been linked with a Stamford Bridge switch ever since Sarri was lined up for the head coach role at Chelsea, with Sarri hoping the Argentinian can solve the club’s striker woes.Last summer’s £60m signing Alvaro Morata failed to impress after a club-record move, while January signing Olivier Giroud has been linked with Atletico Madrid.Centre-back Rugani, 23, has reportedly agreed terms with Chelsea that would triple his current wages, but Juventus are said to be holding out for up to £40m for him.Chelsea are also weighing up a bid for United’s Anthony Martial, although the Red Devils could demand Willian in exchange for the French forward. Sarri is said to be chasing Juventus duo Higuain and Rugani, but will need to raise funds first to complete the deals 4last_img