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Raiola: Logical to accept Chelsea offer

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Chelsea target Marek Hamsik has paved way for a January switch to England, after the Napoli midfielder's agent revealed his client would be interested in a move to west London reports the London Metro.

The 24-year-old Slovakian international is locked in negotiations with the Serie A side over signing a new long-term contract, but Mino Raiola has hinted Hamsik will consider a transfer.

Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas is a known admirer of the attacking midfielder, and is keen to agree a deal to bring him to Stamford Bridge before the close of the transfer window.

However, interest in Hamsik is high and so Chelsea will face fierce competition for his signature, with Manchester City also believed to be monitoring the situation as well as a number of other clubs in Spain and Italy.

A creative midfielder addition remains Villas-Boas' number one priority this New Year, as the Portuguese tactician looks to end the inconsistency that has seen Chelsea drop out of the Barclays Premier League title race, and he will be encouraged by recent comments from Hamsik's agent.

"If Napoli were to receive an offer from Barcelona, Chelsea or Real Madrid, then it would be logical to accept," Raiola told Radio CRC.

Joao Moutinho is another player that has been linked with a January switch to the Blues - a player that Villas-Boas worked with at his former club Porto, but it is believed Hamsik remains his primary target.

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