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Chelsea prepare for massive January clearout

Chelsea could perform a January firesale of manager Jose Mourinho's fringe players. The People says question marks remain over Juan Mata's future while Demba Ba, Gary Cahill, Kevin De Bruyne, Cesar Azpilicueta, John Obi Mikel and Ryan Bertrand.

Napoli and Atletico Madrid are monitoring Mata's situation, Arsenal tried to sign Ba on loan and there is interest from Germany in De Bruyne.

A Stamford Bridge source said: "A lot of the lads are in the same boat and are unsure over their places.

"It doesn't look like Jose has settled on his best team and he is changing things around a lot."

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