Deadline Bid for Keeper
Although the inference, from Rafa Benitez, is that following the signing of Demba Ba, Chelsea will not be making any more transfer window signings, newspaper speculation has thrown a very interesting name into the proverbial hat.
News sources are suggesting that Chelsea are getting keener, by the day, to land Birmingham City`s promising England U21 keeper - Jack Butland.
Cash starved Birmingham City are reluctant to lose their young keeper but the threat of going into administration could be the driving factor in tying up a deal.
Birmingham, in need of some cash fast, are rumoured to be ready to accept as little as £3 million for the highly rated keeper.
With the Vital Chelsea membership continually expressing fears about a decent back-up for Petr Cech, has the realization finally hit home, in the boardroom, that Turnbull and Hilario are not what`s required?
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