Chelsea enter race for Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko. [Picture: Getty]
Moussa Sissoko who was previously keen to join Arsenal has now been linked with a move to Chelsea next summer.
There are claims Chelsea’ boss Jose Mourinho has been monitoring his progress with the Toon Army in the just concluded season.
Sissoko, whose desire is to play for a Champion’s League team, Might as well get his wish if he finally ends up with the blues, but his heart desire still remains a chance to play for the Gunners.
Arsenal would have landed Sissoko during the January transfer window, but were stopped by John Carver due to the “Ridiculous” price, tagged on him by his current employers, to any club who is willing to take him away from St James’ Park.
However, it is now believed Chelsea are after Moussa Sissoko, according to reports.
“Is [Mourinho] following my progress? According to what I am hearing, yes,” Sissoko told RMC.
“For the moment, I am still at Newcastle and I feel good over there. There is no problem.
“Champions League football? All players dream of playing in this competition. I hope to participate in it one day. I am patient. I am waiting for my time.”
The young Frenchman scored a crucial goal against West Ham to keep his team In the Premier League next season.
The 6 ft 2 inch midfielder claimed In January, that Arsenal were his “dream” club and he has always respected and admired one of Arsenal’s veteran “Patrick Vieira”.
“Arsenal made me dream when I was a youngster,” he said earlier in the year. “Patrick Vieira was my idol. I saw myself in him,”.