Chelsea talks for Ba

Sky Sports sources understand Demba Ba's representatives are in talks with Chelsea over a January move.

Last Updated: 31/12/12 at 09:22 Post Comment

Demba Ba: Interest from Chelsea ahead of the January transfer window

Demba Ba: Interest from Chelsea ahead of the January transfer window

Ba has a £7million release clause in his contract which becomes active when the transfer window re-opens.

The striker has shown some excellent form this season and already has 13 goals to his name this term.

This has seen a host of clubs linked with a possible move, including Arsenal, Tottenham, QPR and French giants Paris Saint Germain.

Now Chelsea are reported to have moved into pole position after Sky Sports sources confirmed talks were due to take place between Ba's representatives and the European champions on Sunday.

Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez refused to be drawn on reports linking the Senegal striker, 27, with a move to west London.

Speaking after the 2-1 win at Everton, he said: "We don't talk about this business, we had a very important game today."

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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