Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is counting on his senior players to convince Cesc Fabregas about moving to Stamford Bridge.

The Mail on Sunday says Mourinho wants to ensure Manchester City don't win the £30m race for Fabregas.

Mourinho has told all his top players who are at the World Cup to say in media interviews how much they would love former Arsenal star Fabregas to join them at Stamford Bridge.

Manchester City are still strong candidates to persuade Fabregas given that they fear Yaya Toure will leave for PSG.

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