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Chelsea turn attention to £5m midfielder - reports

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Chelsea are keen on landing yet another Barcelona kid as they prepare a swoop for Sergi Roberto according to talkSPORT.

The 19-year-old midfielder would command a fee in the region of £5million, but the La Liga giants are likely to demand a buy-back clause in any potential deal.

Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas has already raided Camp Nou for Oriol Romeu, who moved to Stamford Bridge in the summer, and made his first Barclays Premier League start for Chelsea in the weekend victory over Wolves.

Romeu has impressed in his limited appearances since arriving in west London, and that has caused the Portuguese tactician to go back to the world-famous La Masia academy in an attempt to capture another young starlet.

Roberto has been capped for Spain at U21 level, and is tipped for a bright future in the game - all that is left is to see whether Chelsea will be able to tempt Barcelona into a sale.

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