Chelsea target Arda Turan buys house near new stadium
Rumours linking Arda Turan with a move to Chelsea have been reignited after the Turkey international brought a home in London.
A source close to the player revealed to Turkish-Football that Turan has brought a home in the Chelsea area – near Stamford bridge.
Of course, Turan may have just decided to purchase property in London for personal reasons however, the 30-year-old has frequently been linked with a move away from Barcelona in recent months.
The former Galatasaray winger was linked with a move to both Chelsea and Arsenal at the start of the season by The Sun.
Turkish sports newspaper Fotomac meanwhile, recently reported that Turan has held early talks with Chelsea over a possible summer move.
Per-the-source, Turan met with Chelsea officials during his brief trip to London last week.
Turan spent a day and a half in London last week and was pictured alongside Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa.
Costa played alongside Turan during his spell at Atletico Madrid where they lifted the La Liga title together and reached the Champions League final.
The 30-year-old was also recently linked with a move to China (ESPN) but expressed his desire to remain at the La Liga giants.
Barca boss Enrique has rejected big money offers from China and wants Turan to stay on at the club.
The future of Enrique is however, in doubt following a poor run of results according to Goal.
Barca suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at the hands of PSG in the first-leg of the Champions League Last 16 in Paris – Turan did not feature due to injury.
Turan has provided seven assists and scored 13 in 27 apperances goals for Barcelona this season. The 30-year-old has over two years remaining on his current deal with Barca.