Negotiations between the clubs have been ongoing for weeks with no agreement as of yet over the transfer fee. Teixeira has agreed personal terms with the London club and is desperate to make the move from Ukraine.
Should Teixeira become unavailable until the summer, Chelsea's £10m move for current Corinthians and former AC Milan striker, Alexandre Pato, would be almost certainly pushed through before the end of the January transfer window.
By Andrew Maclean
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