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Report: Chelsea Interested In Manchester City Target Matheus Nunes From Sporting Lisbon

Chelsea have apparently joined the race to sign midfielder Matheus Nunes from Sporting Lisbon. Chelsea join a list of English clubs interested in acquiring the talents of the Portuguese midfielder, who has pledged to stay at Sporting this season.

Chelsea need a squad overhaul, with many either out of contract or just deciding to chase new challenges, Matheus Nunes has been identified as one the players to reshape Thomas Tuchel's midfield.

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Matheus Nunes in action for Portugal

According to Portuguese publication A Bola, Chelsea are interested in Matheus Nunes, and are even expecting to table a bid in the coming hours. Manchester City had Matheus Nunes in a list of three midfield targets at the start of the window, but are yet to make a move on the player.

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The bid Chelsea are planning on putting on the table is £45million plus £5million in add-ons. A Bola report it is due to be formally submitted in the coming hours. Ben Jacobs says the story is little more than a rumor at the minute.

Chelsea are in talks to sign Manchester City's Raheem Sterling and Nathan Ake. Matheus Nunes is just one man on a long list of players Chelsea are targeting to strengthen their depleted squad.

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