Chelsea are close to signing £45,000-a-week Argentine footballer

Chelsea almost finished negotiations with Watford footballer Roberto Pereyra and preparing to make an offer during this winter transfer window. Blues have problems in the midfield as Cesc Fabregas left the club and his replacement is necessary. Argentina international is the perfect choice in this situation as he started this season excellently and paid big clubs attention. Maurizio Sarri will do everything to add him during this January.

Liverpool also keen to sign him and there will be a real battle for the player. His price could increase and become much more. Pereyra joined the English club from Juventus in 2016 with a €13m deal. He is one of the best midfielders in Premier League and unchanged figure for the club.

In this campaign, Roberto already played 21 matches, scored 6 goals and made 2 assists in all competition. This is an impressive result and he can do much more with high-class partners. Argentine player is contracted with the Hornets until 2021 and his release clause is nearly €20m. He also named in national  team several times which is already a big achievement for the footballer. London club ready to pay big money for the midfielder during this winter.