Premier League duo linked with superb young playmaker.
Chelsea and Manchester City have both been linked with an ambitious move to sign Atletico Madrid playmaker Koke, though they could both face competition from Barcelona, according to talkSPORT.
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The 22-year-old Spaniard has been in terrific form in the last couple of years, contributing greatly in terms of goals and assists to earn comparisons with Barca great Xavi.
Koke could now be in line to replace the legendary midfielder at the Nou Camp, though Chelsea and City are also keen to snap him up and may consider meeting his £55m release clause at the Vicente Calderon.
Chelsea also signed Koke’s former Atletico team-mates Diego Costa and Filipe Luis during the summer, while Thibaut Courtois also left the club to return to the Blues after a three-year loan spell.