£33 million isn’t what Everton wants, but it might be enough for them to sell John Stones.
Chelsea must be very confident in their chances of getting a transfer done for John Stones, because their latest bid is somewhat smaller than expected.
According to the Telegraph, Chelsea have launched their fourth attempt to land Everton superstar defender with a £33 million bid going in for the 21-year-old Englishman. The move new bid comes in the wake of Stones’ recent transfer request following Everton’s 0-2 loss to Manchester City.
Everton were quick to reject bids of £20 million, £26 million, and £30 million from Chelsea over the course of July and August. The Toffees are believed to want approximately £36-40 million to let Stones go.
The move would no doubt come as a massive boon for Chelsea, who were delighted to see newly-acquired winger Pedro score a goal and record an assist in his debut match with the team just days after making a transfer from Barcelona.
Stones was a nominee for the 2014 Golden Boy award, losing out to Raheem Sterling. He is seen by many Chelsea fans as a perfect fit to eventually replace John Terry.
The Blues are also expected to launch a club-record breaking £72 million bid for Juventus midfield ace Paul Pogba.
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