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Chelsea prepare summer move for highly-rated Championship star

BettinelliChelsea fans in the Football Transfer Tavern hope their presence is enough to prize this young star from the Championship after the Daily Mirror revealed Fulham are going to offer Marcus Bettinelli a new deal to ward off interest from the Blues.

The goalkeeper has had an very impressive and he has been rewarded after being called up to the England Under-21 squad.

And Jose Mourinho has cottoned on to the hype surrounding the shot stopper and personally attended Fulham’s 1-1 draw against Rotherham.

Some punters are wondering why they are pursuing an up and coming goalkeeper, rather than an established keeper.

But with Petr Cech expected to end his 11 year stay at Stamford Bridge, Mourinho is looking to sign a second keeper to support Thibaut Courtois.

The 22-year-old has established himself as the number one at Craven Cottage and has gone on to make 42 appearances.

But the Cottagers are concerned because he is approaching the final 12 months of his contract and the board at Fulham are hoping they can secure his long-term future.

Chelsea fans. Do you think the club should target a youngster to support Thibaut Courtois or would you prefer to see a veteran in support? Let us know your thoughts below.

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