A round up of the latest transfer stories connected to Chelsea.
FC Schalke youngster Julian Draxler looks set to snub Chelsea and stay in Germany for at least another season.
The Blues have been linked with the 19-year-old throughout the summer who is seen as another version of the immensely talented Juan Mata.
Draxler’s decision to stay with Schalke seems to be motivated by a desire to give himself the best chance of making Germany’s World Cup squad for the tournament in Brazil next summer.
Oriol Romeu looks set to complete a loan move to La Liga side Valencia.
The talented Spaniard spent most of last season in the treatment room with a knee injury and seems to have pushed for the loan move so he can play regular games, to return to Chelsea as the best possible player and in the best shape.
The Spanish media announced yesterday that a deal is very close which will see him playing La Liga football next year before the World Cup.
Chelsea are confident of signing Wayne Rooney from Manchester United according to latest reports.
Chelsea have been linked with the forward strongly since missing out on Edinson Cavani but David Moyes has reiterated his official stance that the striker is not for sale.
The Blues are set to pounce with a big offer if United are unable to get Rooney to stay at Old Trafford heading into the new Premier League season.
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