Chelsea ‘offer new deal to midfielder’ to ward off interest from Man United

first_img1 Fabregas has 18 months left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge Chelsea will offer Cesc Fabregas a new contract to end Manchester United’s hopes of signing the Spain international next summer.Fabregas’s current deal has 18 months to run and will expire just after his 32nd birthday.United have been linked with a move for the midfield playmaker, a move which would reunited Fabregas with Jose Mourinho – who brought him back to the Premier League from Barcelona.The Blues’ policy is to offer over 30s a one-year contract extension, but could be willing to break that rule to convince him to stay, according to The Times.The report also states that Fabregas has been given assurances that he remains a key part of Antonio Conte’s squad following the arrival of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco.Mesut Ozil is another option being considered by United, the Germany international could be allowed to leave the Emirates in January as he enters the final six months of his deal.last_img