Football

Villas-Boas plots £7.5m bid for midfield target – reports

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

The Sun is reporting that Andre Villas-Boas has decided against signing Scott Parker on loan, and is plotting a £7.5 million bid to bring the 30-year-old to Stamford Bridge.

Speculation has surrounded Parker’s future since West Ham were relegated to the npower Championship, and Chelsea have long been thought to be front runners ahead of Tottenham and Aston Villa for the star’s signature.

While West Ham have said they will consider sending their star man out on loan next season, Chelsea reportedly want to take Parker on a permanent basis as they look for immediate Champions League and title glory.


 

Chelsea is not a club that concentrates on building slowly with young players, and their £50 million signing of 27-year-old Fernando Torres is a testament to this. While Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has said that he feels Parker is too expensive considering his age, Chelsea will not be so concerned by budget restraints and will no doubt consider taking the star on if they feel it will help improve the squad.

Parker spent a year at Chelsea in 2004-2005, making 15 appearances for the club before signing for Newcastle. He then went on to join West Ham in 2007, and has been a big part of the London club’s strategy ever since.

And while Chelsea were initially considering taking Parker on loan, now that Villas-Boas has settled into his post at Stamford Bridge, the young manager is reportedly willing to take a chance and bring Parker to the club on a permanent deal.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Chelsea
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again