Chelsea face PSG battle for Porto fullback Alvaro Pereira
The Daily Mail says Chelsea are facing a battle with big-spending Paris Saint-Germain over Pereira.
Manager Andre Villas-Boas is keen to bring in a replacement for Yuri Zhirkov, who joined Anzhi Makhachkala last week for £13million and wants Uruguay international Pereira.
The 25-year-old was a regular under Villas-Boas at Porto, where he is a firm favourite, but that is reflected in the asking price with the player having a £25million buy-out clause.
Liverpool enquired about Pereira after his impressive displays at the Copa America, but were put off by the £15million asking price.
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