Deadline Day is always likely to churn out some bizarre transfer tidbits, though even the most seasoned of drinkers in the Transfer Tavern have been shocked by this one.
With our Chelsea supporting punters desperately scouring the net for rumours and reports after a relatively inactive summer for the Blues, a story from the Daily Mail has left them speechless.
He is seemingly frozen out of proceedings at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho after struggling for form and fitness in equal measure for the past couple of seasons.
Despite being tipped for great things by the iconic Sir Alex Ferguson, the former Blackburn Rovers man has often proved to be a source of frustration for the Red Devils propping up the bar.
Antonio Conte is relatively light on defensive options in SW6 as things stand and was reportedly prepared to battle Tottenham and Leicester City for the 24-year-old.
Having not played for the Old Trafford giants since way back in January, the England international is now almost certain to stay at the Theatre of Dreams.
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