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Chelsea boss Mouriniho wants Barkley to replace Mata

Chelsea see Everton tyro Ross Barkley as the player to replace Manchester United-bound Juan Mata. The Daily Star says Chelsea won't splash the cash on Barkley now but they have a long-term plan to snap him up.

They intend to table a huge bid in the summer after having him watched a number of times this season.

Jose Mourinho knows he needs to strengthen his contingent of Englishmen with the likes of Ashley Cole, John Terry and Frank Lampard the wrong side of 30.

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