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REVEALED: Mourinho in Messi contact to smooth shock Chelsea switch

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has made contact with Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi about the prospect of moving to Stamford Bridge. The Daily Express says Spanish sources suggest that Mourinho has made contact with Messi to let him know how keen he is to bring the 27-year-old to the Premier League.

And while Messi is not believed to have given any indication that he is keen on the move, it is thought that Mourinho hopes to wear the forward down over time.

Spanish journalist Jose Luis Sanchez told Neox: "Mourinho is looking to slowly seduce him until he can make an offer."

That claim was backed up by Cristina Cubero, who revealed recently that Messi's close relationship with Cesc Fabregas could tip the scales in Chelsea's favour.

Messi has also been taking English language lessons this year.

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