With French giants Paris Saint-Germain reportedly interested in Chelsea's star midfield duo, Eden Hazard and Oscar, Jose Mourinho openly responded to the speculation surrounding his two prized possessions.
Mourinho stated that a bid in the region of £300 million would have to be offered in order to land the pair.
Mourinho has stated in the past that Hazard is capable of emulating the success of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while he also chose to offload fan favourite, Juan Mata, in favour of Oscar.
While we all know £300 million is small change to PSG's Qatari owners, Financial Fair Play would not allow them to make such a bid.
However, it has been reported that the French champions would be willing to pay £50 million for Hazard and £40 million to land Oscar, which are much more believable prices.
Although, Mourinho's former club, Real Madrid, are now supposedly interested in the Chelsea midfielders.
Spanish newspaper, Diario AS, have reported that Carlo Ancelotti has stated a desire to sign the pair and has made them his main transfer targets this summer.
Chelsea, who are openly on the look-out for a world class striker, could be forced to sell the players in order to fund a move for one of their striking targets – Diego Costa or Edinson Cavani – while staying within the FFP boundaries.
You may be wondering why Real Madrid would be interested in acquiring two more attacking midfield players, despite the attacking quality that they all ready have at their disposal, with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Angel Di Maria, to name a few.
However, the same can be said for PSG, who have the likes of Edinson Cavani, Lucas Moura, Javier Pastore and Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Any club would jump at the chance of signing Hazard and Oscar if given the chance, no matter what players they already have. Whether Chelsea will be willing to sell on the other hand, is a different matter.
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