PSG to hijack Chelsea transfer deal for Fabregas replacement

Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 18/01/2019

PSG make a last-minute approach to hijack Chelsea transfer deal for Cesc Fabregas replacement Leandro Parades.

The dethroned Premier League had been confident of confirming a double announcement, confirming the signings of Argentine duo Paredes and Gonzalo Higuain.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio claims that  Ligue 1 champions have made a bid in the region of £31m for  Zenit Saint Petersburg star to hijack the deal after PSG appear destined to lose Adrien Rabiot at the end of the season.

Maurizio Sarri is a known admirer of former Roma star has been keen to sign bring him Stamford Bridge since Cesc Fabregas was allowed to reunite with Thierry Henry at Monaco early this month but Chelsea are willing to offer the 24-year-old midfielder a four-and-a-half-year contract worth £80,000-a-week.

Cagliari ace Nicola Barella has also been linked with a move to West London as well as Celta Vigo midfielder Stanislav Lobotka as an alternative if they fail to land Argentina international who has impressed for Zenit Saint Petersburg over the past two years.

Chelsea will have to make do without any fresh faces as they visit Arsenal tomorrow in a crunch Premier League clash at Emirate Stadium.