Chelsea fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern are looking up with interest at the latest claim from the Daily Mirror.
The publication claim that the Blues may well be forced to sell one of their very best players in order to finance a move for a star forward and it has gone down like a lead balloon.
Eden Hazard or Oscar are the two names being bandied about, and we certainly do not think manager Jose Mourinho would be very keen on letting either player go.
As our landlord notes over a pint, no matter how much money Chelsea have, the Financial Fair Play regulations are now coming into play, and that puts Mourinho in a sticky situation.
The Blues manager will have to sell before he can buy, and of course that means Chelsea fans will be left disappointed.
Selling David Luiz is an option to raise funds, but who would pay large sums for the likes of Fernando Torres and Demba Ba? No one according to our regulars!
Mourinho is in dire need of a forward, and mega rich club Paris Saint-Germain are keen on both Oscar and Hazard, meaning the Chelsea manager may have to work out what or indeed who he needs the most.
Do you think Chelsea should sacrifice the likes of Hazard or Oscar to land a top forward like Diego Costa? Let us know your thoughts below.
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