By Simon Jones for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:48 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 22:48 GMT, 8 January 2020
Chelsea have expressed an interest in signing Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes on loan with a view to a permanent move.
Fernandes was thought to be close to a move to West Ham but negotiations with the club have stalled in recent days.
The Blues could now step in and secure a deal for Fernandes, who is out