Vlad Chiriches plans to use Tottenham as a stepping stone to join Chelsea, it is claimed. Agent Victor Becali revealed Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been keeping tabs on Chiriches since his time managing Real Madrid and thinks Stamford Bridge could be the 23-year-old's next destination.

Becali told Sport.ro: "If he has one or two good seasons at Tottenham, Chelsea will be willing to pay a large sum to buy Chiriches.

"Mourinho says he has been aware of him since he was at Real Madrid."

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