Chelsea Set to Make £35m January Bid For 23-year-old PL Star

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Tottenham Hotspurs set to Battle defending Premier League champions, Chelsea to sign wantaway Everton midfielder Ross Barkley during the January transfer window, according to the British sources.

The 23-year-old’s current deal at Goodison Park set to expire at the end of the current campaign, and the Toffees are believed to be keen on to cash in on his signature in winter after failing to sell him in the summer.

And, according to the Daily Mirror, the Spurs hold the edge over Chelsea thanks to Pochettino’s track record of bringing through talented English players.

The 23-year-old England international midfielder is yet to play for Everton this term after suffering a hamstring injury during the pre-season tour. However, he was told by manager Ronald Koeman he is free to leave the Merseyside Blues as he doesn’t feature in his plans.

Antonio Conte is believed to be keen on to Lure English playmaker at Stamford Bridge and once again offer  £35million for his signature.

Tottenham maintains an interest and the north London club could be an attractive prospect for the midfielder who is keen on to return his career back on tracks and secure place for England national team in the World-Cup 2018 in Russia.