Ekun Samuel, 1 November 2016
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte search for a creative combative midfielder continues, and it has intensifies has Chelsea are reportedly lining up a bid for French Champions PSG midfielder Javier Pastore when the transfer window opens in January.
Conte doesn't see Fabregas has an ideal player for such responsibilities, as he is already not satisfied with his defensive work rate.
The Italian Conte has reportedly seen the 27 year old Argentine midfielder Pastore as an ideal player that suits his pattern and ideal of football with his down to earth play and mental and physical work rate.
Although he has a contract with the French side till 2019, and any move away from Parc de Prince will see an heavy fee to take him out from from the French Champions.