Football

Mourinho plots double swoop for PSG duo

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is ready to rival Liverpool for Paris St Germain playmaker Javier Pastore - and he's still keen on Blaise Matuidi too.

French newspaper Le 10 Sport claims Mourinho is eyeing a double swoop for the Paris St Germain duo in the January transfer window.

Pastore, who has been mentioned in the past as a target for Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, is reportedly surplus to requirements at the Parc des Princes.

A €42m signing from Palermo in 2011, the report claims PSG would accept offers in the region of €20m for him in the January transfer window. That figure would be within the budgets of Chelsea and Liverpool, with Mourinho thought to be a fan of the Argentine playmaker.

He's played in less than half of PSG's Ligue 1 games this season, and Laurent Blanc is believed to be happy for him to look for a new club.

Liverpool came close to signing an attacking midfielder like Pastore over the summer, but their moves for Willian and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were foiled by Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund respectively.

Matuidi is a slightly more complicated case. The France international is out of contract at the end of the season.

The Parisian club are desperate to retain him, but the player and club remain deadlocked in negotiations with speculation mounting that Matuidi could listen to rival contract offers in January.

The midfielder is free to talk to foreign clubs like Chelsea and Liverpool from six months prior to the expiration of his contract in June 2014.

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

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