Chelsea Set to Hijack Liverpool Move for World Class Midfielder

The Blues are planning to bid for Liverpool transfer target Mario Gotze, as per to the Sun.

Merseyside Reds have been reportedly planning a summer move for the World Cup Hero for some time now, and given that Jurgen Klopp used to manage him at Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool would look to have a huge advantage over any other admirers.

Having signed for Bayern in the summer of 2013, The Attacking midfielder has never managed to establish himself fully as a regular first-team player; surely he’s been relegated tot the role of expensive benchwarmer under Pep Guardiola.

And with incoming head coach Carlo Ancelotti understood to have notified Gotze that he’ll be surplus to requirements next term, transfer to the Premier League looks very likely.

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However, The Reds will now face strong competition from Chelsea: according to the Sun, new Blues boss, Antonio Conte confirms a transfer for the 35m pound-rated attacker, after being privately offered by good friend Ancelotti.

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