Chelsea want Porto and Marseille stars, agent says Ba wants to play for Besiktas

A round up of key news stories about Chelsea this morning.

FC Porto star Jackson Martinez continues to be linked with a move to Stamford Bridge.

The forward said earlier this week in A Bola that he was looking to make a transfer away from the club in the future.

Chelsea could test the water with a £35 million offer for the player but the Portuguese side are thought to want closer to €60 million.

Turkish club Besiktas are reportedly keen on taking Demba Ba on loan this January.

Ba has been linked with several moves away from Stamford Bridge as he’s been unable to force his way into the Chelsea team on a regular basis.

“I talk closely with Demba Ba, he wants to play for a Turkish club but I can't comment on a transfer yet,” said FIFA agent Ceylan Caliskan.

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A player who could be arriving at the Bridge is Marseille’s Giannelli Imbula.

The defensive midfielder has been linked with Chelsea over the last couple of months and is rated at around £25 million.

Reports suggest Chelsea have been scouting him extensively for a prolonged period of time.

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