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Roma officials in London to finalise Benatia move
Chelsea are close to completing a deal to sign Mehdi Benatia from AS Roma for around £30m, according to the Daily Express.
The Blues have been keen to snap up a new defender after selling David Luiz to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer, and Roma officials are now in London to finalise this deal.
Manchester United had also been chasing the Moroccan international, who was in superb form in Serie A last season.