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Chelsea ready to splash out for Ajax fullback Van der Wiel

Chelsea are closing in on Ajax fullback Gregory van der Wiel.

Blues football chief Frank Arnesen is convinced about the Holland international after making several personal checks on the defender.

Chelsea are willing to offer £9 million for Van der Wiel, who would arrive to compete with Branislav Ivanovic in Carlo Ancelotti's defence.

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