Leandro Parades

Paredes, Barella… or neither? New option for Chelsea in transfer market – Football Article

Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Chelsea have been heavily linked with signing a new midfielder this window, but new information claims that the club are hesitant whether to go through with it. Though signing a striker is thought to be the priority of both Maurizio Sarri and those behind the scenes, finding a replacement for Cesc Fabregas has widely thought to have been on Marina Granovskaia’s list of priorities during this transfer window. Both Zenit’s Leandro Paredes and Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella…

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Update on Chelsea’s pursuit of Fabregas replacement (Parades & Barella) – Football Article

With Cesc Fabregas’ move to AS Monaco (finally) being confirmed on Friday evening, it’s expected that Chelsea’s pursuit of a replacement will accelerate over the weekend. Fabregas was previously Jorginho’s deputy in the deepest midfield position, with the World Cup winner being the only other central player in our squad capable of dictating the play from that area of the pitch. Now he has departed, we need a replacement, and fast. Leandro Parades and Nicolo Barella are the two…

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