Chelsea chasing La Liga star with Conte keen on January deal
Blues boss Antonio Conte is eying reinforcements in the New Year after a stuttering start to the season.
Chelsea won their first three league games but recent defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal either side of a draw with Swansea has dampened the mood around Stamford Bridge.
And, according to Spanish publication El Desmarque, Conte wants Bilbao star De Marcos to help turn the tide.
The midfielder has been at the club since 2009, racking up over 200 appearances and scoring 28 goals in the process.
Though predominantly a midfielder, he could appeal to Conte for his ability to play as a... read more
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