Ross Barkley

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley will reject Chelsea in favour of a move to Tottenham in the January transfer window, according to the Daily Star.

The Daily Star report that Barkley travelled to London on deadline day ahead of a £35M switch to Stamford Bridge, but changed his mind at the final moment and decided not to undergo a medical at the club’s Cobham training ground.

The tabloid claim that Barkley felt as though he was being pressured into joining Chelsea, whereas his first choice destination was the Blues’ arch-rivals Tottenham, who did not appear to be in the running to sign him at the time.

However, the Daily Star believe that Tottenham will look to agree a cut-price deal with Everton in January to sign Barkley, as the England international will have just six months remaining on his contract with the Toffees. If the Star’s report is accurate, Chelsea may be forced to look elsewhere.

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Who is still talking about this player here? Somebody who is not playing for both his club and national team, what has he to offer to Chelsea that he has now become the name on the lips of people in England? Is he that good and he has not helped… Read more »


Conte should be more involved in our transfers. He has to call targets and assure them of playing time and how useful they’ll be to the group, that will make them feel very wanted and important.