Chelsea fans are looking up with interest here in the Football Transfer Tavern as Sky Sports seem to think that the Blues could well be about to receive a transfer request from John Obi Mikel.
The midfielder is clearly out of favour and wants to be playing football on a regular basis, something he does not see happening under Jose Mourinho, so a move certainly looks like being on the cards.
However, as one of our punters notes, the Blues are actually keen to keep Mikel and we can see them making him see out his contract, especially if an offer for Ramires comes in – but in all honesty, as our landlord quips, none of the aforementioned players have a hope in hell of usurping Nemanja Matic.
Chelsea fans. Would this be a huge loss or are you confident Alex Song could do a better job? Let us know your thoughts below.