Mourinho tracks Benfica winger
Special one using international break to full use to keep eye on potential targets
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will run the rule over Benfica winger Lazar Markovic in Serbia's World Cup qualifier against Croatia tonight, according to reports in Portugal.
As reported on talkSPORT, A Bola claim that 'the special one' will be present at the match to keep an eye on the talented forward who the Blues have been linked with for over a year.
Officially, Mourinho will be in attendance to watch current Blue Branislav Ivanovic but is using the qualifier to his advantage in looking at the 19-year-old forward who only joined Benfica this summer in an £8.8m deal from Serbian side Partizan Belgrade.
The young talisman has enjoyed a flying start to his Benfica career, scoring in each of his first two league appearances and last year's Primeira Liga runners-up will be keen to keep him away from Chelsea's sights.
Markovic has enjoyed a promising start to his career and already has seven caps to his name with the Serbian national team, having started his career as a youth team player at Partizan back in 2006.
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