The one Group E player Chelsea should sign after the World Cup

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The World Cup group stage is over, and many players have caught the eye with their impressive displays ahead of the transfer window.

Group E went pretty much as predicted, with France running out as group winners following a couple of convincing displays, whilst Switzerland claimed the second qualifcation spot ahead of South Americans Ecuador. Again, to nobody's surprise, Honduras ended up bottom of the group, scoring just one goal in three games.

There were plenty of impressive performances in Group E, and whilst it was France and Switzerland who went through, nobody caught the headlines more than Ecuador striker Enner Valencia, who hit three goals in three games to really put himself in the spotlight. Yet with bigger ambitions than signing the Pachuca front man, Chelsea should be looking to snap up one of the most well known stars in the group.

The Blues may have already swooped to sign Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona for £30m, but the likes of Ramires and John Obi Mikel have both been linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge, meaning manager Jose Mourinho may need to bring in another physical presence to his midfield if one does decide to leave.

Speculation this weekend has suggested that Mourinho is lining up a stunning £60m bid to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba - formerly of Manchester United. The 21-year-old left Old Trafford in 2012 and has since gone on to play a key role for Serie A giants Juve.

Yet with manager Antonio Conte wanting to strengthen his squad, Pogba could be sold given that they do also have the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Claudio Marchisio and Arturo Vidal in midfield. £60m may be too much to turn down for the Turin side, and Pogba's displays for France at the World Cup suggest that he could be ready to make the next step.

At times he has still looked raw and petulant, which is to be expected for someone so young, but he still has all the physical attributes to be a top signing for Chelsea.

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