Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern will be weighing up if it’s worth a reunion with their former Champions League hero in the summer.
Brazilian Ramires is courting a move back to Stamford Bridge after falling down the pecking order at Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning, the club he left for two years ago after falling out of favour with then boss Guus Hiddink. Now at the age of 30, the midfielder is looking to return to the club he holds dear in his heart again before hanging his boots up.
A popular figure during his initial stay at Stamford Bridge, he won every major trophy with the Blues and helped spark THAT comeback against Barcelona back in 2012.
However, our regulars believe a move for the player would be deemed pointless and should opt for younger and upcoming talent to drive the club forward. With that in mind, our landlord takes a look at TWO younger Ramires-type midfielders that the Chelsea board should be looking at, to bring some much-needed oomph and bite into the centre of the park…