Chelsea see Javi Garcia as priority target

Benfica midfielder Javi Garcia is emerging as a priority target for Chelsea.

Benfica midfielder Javi Garcia is emerging as a priority target for Chelsea.

The former Real Madrid utility, who can also play at the back, has impressed Blues chiefs this season and is now seen as a potential long-term successor for Frank Lampard.

With Fernando Torres, Juan Mata and Oriol Romeu on the books, Chelsea see the addition of fellow Spaniard Javi Garcia, 25, as ideal.

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