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Chelsea chasing Cagliari midfielder Godfred Donsah - roundup

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Hello Chelsea fans and welcome to your daily roundup of all the latest news from Stamford Bridge.

It has been a disastrous week or so for everyone at Stamford Bridge, however it appears the 3-0 defeat at Manchester City has stunned the club into action.

In today's roundup Chelsea are chasing the 'new Michael Essien', Roman Abramovich has reacted to the embarrassment at the Etihad and another bid for a long-term target.

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THE NEW ESSIEN 

Chelsea are stepping up their interest for Cagliari midfielder Godfred Donsah, according to reports.

The 19-year-old has been dubbed the next Michael Essien and the Blues are hoping to tie up a deal in the region of €7 million.

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Fiorentina and Juventus are also tracking the Ghanaian, however Cagliari's president believes the midfielder's future lies away from Italy.

Thomas Giulini said: "I have not received any calls directly from Juventus, only messages from agents,

"I do not believe they have any connection with Juve, so I think the lad's future will be away from Italy. But, he could still remain here at Cagliari."

OPEN CHEQUE BOOK

Elsewhere, as a consequence of their 3-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is preparing to sanction a three-player swoop before the window closes.

The Russian billionaire is prepared to give Jose Mourinho the open check book he desires, with the Special One targeting three areas of his squad strengthen.

Chelsea had barely added to their squad over the summer with Asmire Begovic and Radamel Falcao coming in. Baba Rahman also joined yesterday.

It appears the defeat at Etihad and the lacklustre performance against Swansea have convinced the Chelsea owner that investment is needed.

STONES NOT MOVING

And finally, Chelsea are preparing a £30 million bid for Everton defender John Stones, according to the Telegraph.

However, it is believed the Goodison Park club have now upped their valuation of the 21-year-old to £40 million.

Everton have already rejected two of Chelsea's previous offers for the England international and are set to do the same with this offer.

However it would appear the Toffees are making contingency place for life without Stones, by eyeing up Swansea's Ashley Williams.

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